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2001/84/267-1 Olympic torch, used by Cathy Freeman Sydney 2000 Olympics, metal, designed by Blue Sky Design, made by G.A. & L. Harrington, c. 2000
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Olympic torch, used by Cathy Freeman Sydney 2000 Olympics, metal, designed by Blue Sky Design, made by G.A. & L. Harrington, c. 2000. Part of the Sydney 2000 Games Collection. Gift of the New South Wales Government, 2001

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Object statement
Olympic torch, used by Cathy Freeman Sydney 2000 Olympics, metal, designed by Blue Sky Design, made by G.A. & L. Harrington, c. 2000

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Description
Olympic torch, used by Cathy Freeman, opening ceremony, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, metal, designed by Blue Sky Design, Sydney, c. 1998, manufactured by G.A. & L. Harrington, c. 2000.

Olympic Torch made from shaped steel with a pivoting cover sleeve for access to the fuel cylinder. The torch tapers towards the base. The main body of the torch is polished steel. The cover is made up of two shells; the first shell is anodised blue steel and contains the area for the fuel canister. The second shell has a white powder coating with a silver Sydney 2000 logo on either side. This section encases the previous two sections of the torch.
Made: 2000
2001/84/267-1
Production date
2000
Height
790 mm
Width
40 mm
Depth
100 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Part of the Sydney 2000 Games Collection. Gift of the New South Wales Government, 2001

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