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Dao di 16 jie Aolinpike yun dong hui qu! = [Go and attend the XVI Olympic Games!] / Zhongguo can jia di 16 jie Aolinpike yun dong hui chou bei wei yuan hui zhi
到第16届奥林匹克运动会去! = [Go and attend the XVI Olympic Games! ] / 中國參加第16屆奧林匹克运动会籌備委員会制
Bib ID 7755303
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Description [China] : [publisher not identified], [1956] 
1 poster : colour ; 76.2 x 53.3 cm 
Summary

A rare Chinese 1956 Melbourne Olympics poster printed in colour issued by the Chinese Preparatory Committee for Participation in the XVI Olympic Games. The poster depicts gold statue-like figures of a male and a female Chinese athletes marching forward with calm resolute expressions on their faces. The young male athlete holds the Chinese national flag to his right. Symbols of the Olympic Games and the Australia, the host country are highlighted in the left section of the poster. A map of Australia, the Olympic torch indicating Melbourne and above this the Olympic Rings completes the picture. 7 smaller figures of athletes demonstrating a seven different Olympic sports at lower left. The seven sports depicted are swimming, shot put, soccer, weightlifting, basketball, rhythmic gymnastics and shooting sports.

Notes

English title devised by cataloguer.

Subjects Olympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Vic.) -- Posters.  |  Olympics.  |  Olympics -- Participation, Chinese -- Posters.  |  Posters, Chinese.  |  Australian
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Go and attend the XVI Olympic Games!

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