Artwork : ArchiveNo00199

1948 London Olympics Magazine 1948


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Artefact

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Contributor

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ContributionForm
Contributor Name Janet Jackson
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Profession Paulsgrove Community Centre Manager
Location Drayton
Collection Date 04.03.09 3.56pm
Artefact Name 1948 London Olympics Magazine
Artefact Description The magazine has the title ‘World Sports’. It is the official magazine of the British Olympic Association. Good condition. It is dated August 1948.
Magazine - 26 x 22cm
Ticket – 8.9 x 10.2cm
Artefact Date 1948
Artefact Stored Top cupboard in bedroom
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Paper from back cover middle-edge
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History of Artefact The price of the magazine was 1 shilling and sixpence (equivalent of 7.5 pence).
The image on the front shows the World’s flags.
There is also an official taking the oath at the fourteenth Olympiad opening ceremony. On the back cover there is an advert for ‘Longines’ watch company. There is also an entrance ticket to accompany the magazine.
‘It was acquired by my aunt when she went to see the gymnastics at the Olympics.’
Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners Janet's aunt, Louisa Drew
Special Memories ‘My aunt lived in Telephone Road, Portsmouth before moving to Guildford when she was married. ’
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