Hard cover book with prints of German cities, produced by German Democratic Republic c1956

Object Type
Artwork/Print/Engraving/Steel engraving
Documents and books/Document/Folder
Date Used
09 Dec 1956
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Brief Description
Twelve mounted prints of German towns, contained within a hard-backed folder. Folder is titled, "DEUTSCHES / KULTURERBE / 12 STADTBILDER IN ORIGINALSTAHLSTICHEN" (trans. 'German Cultural Heritage. 12 Townscape [prints] from Original Steel Engravings'). An inscription features on the inside of the folder cover. Written in German, and dated to 9 December 1956, it is addressed to Fred Broch. This print collection was presented by eight East German (German Democratic Republic) journalists, working in Melbourne during the 1956 Olympic Games, who have signed their names below the inscription.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 325 W: 235 D: 1mm (H: 12 13/16 W: 9 1/4 D: 1/16")
0 - Whole: H: 343 W: 253 D: 23mm (H: 13 1/2 W: 9 15/16 D: 7/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
09 Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.701
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Fred Broch

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