Photograph of 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1964
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Brief Description
Black and white, souvenir photograph, part of a pack of 11. The photograph depicts a crowd of spectators standing before several flag poles upon which there are various different national flags being hoisted. A large scoreboard in the background reads 'THE GAMES OF THE XVIII OLYMPIAD / OPENING CEREMONY'. A white border on the lower edge shows black text reading 'Hoisting of the 97 participating / flags at Main Stadium, Tokyo'. The reverse is blank.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 116 W: 158 D: 1mm (H: 4 9/16 W: 6 1/4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1964
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2693.23.10
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Tom J Wigley.

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