Olympic programme (swimming)
Category: Printed matter
Vol. of production (copies):
Year of prod.: 1952
Object number: 0:517:015
Manuf. and place of prod.: Tilgmannin kirjapaino, Helsinki
Method of prod.: printed
Measurements: height 21 cm; width 15 cm
Description: Booklet with soft covers. The upper and lower sections of the cover page are black. The white middle section features the Olympic rings, a swimmer and the texts: UINTI; NATATION SWIMMING SIMNING; UIMASTADION.HELSINKI.TORSTAI.PÄIVÄOHJELMA 31.7. 100 MK. 23 pages. The map of Helsinki in back cover.
Other information: The programme for the swimming competitions on 31 July 1952.
54 different programmes were printed: 33 day programmes of major individual sports, 11 competition programmes of minor individual sports and 10 tournament programmes of team sports (football, basketball and field hockey). All were sold for 100 Fmk.
The programmes were printed in Finnish, Swedish, English and French. They also contained useful information for tourists, such as a timetable of Olympic competitions and a Helsinki traffic map.