Matchbox cover, 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games design

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Matchbox/Matchbox cover
Date Used
1952
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Metal matchbox cover. One one side is printed a picture of a steam ship with white buildings in the background, one with columns and another with a domed roof. On the other side is a stadium with a tall tower, with the olympic rings printed in the sky. On the side is written "XV OLYMPIA / HELSINKI 1952".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 18 W: 57 D: 36mm (H: 11/16 W: 2 1/4 D: 1 7/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1952
Location
In storage
Registration No
1995.3108.400.1
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Beverly Savige & Margaret Armitstead.

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