Souvenir matchbox cover, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Matchbox/Matchbox cover
Date Used
1956

Brief Description
A matchbox cover featuring an illustration of a female pole vaulter taking a run up. Text: 'BRYMAY/REDHEADS/SAFETY MATCHES/OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE/22ND NOV. - 8TH DEC. 1956'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 49 W: 33 D: 1mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 5/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2217.68
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr John Bell.

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