Fridge magnet for Israeli Olympic team at the Sydney Olympics

Made 2000

This fridge magnet has significance as an example of items brought to Australia by foreign teams competing at the Sydney Olympic Games, which were held from 15 September to 1 October 2000. It comes from a small group of objects presented to the Powerhouse Museum by the Israeli team at the Sydney Olympic Games. Each incorporates graphic elements of the Sydney 2000 Games logo or other symbols of Australia. It illustrates how an overseas team brought to Australia souvenir products that carry applic...

Summary

2007/199/3
Small rectangular fridge magnet with yellow background and illustrations of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House (in gold) and a red heart, the Israeli flag in blue and the words 'From Israel ... 2000' in blue and 'To Sydney' in green. Reverse side has a black metal magnetic strip.

Dimensions

46 mm
35 mm
2 mm

Production

Made in 2000 for the Israeli Olympic team. Maker unknown.
2000

History

This fridge magnet was part of a small group of souvenirs left as a gift to the Powerhouse Museum by visiting members of the Israeli team at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Dr Kevin Fewster, then Director of the Museum, passed these objects to the curator for acquisition.
2000

Source

Gift of Dr Kevin Fewster AM, 2007

Cite this Object

Fridge magnet for Israeli Olympic team at the Sydney Olympics 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 29 March 2017, <https://ma.as/374621>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/374621 |title=Fridge magnet for Israeli Olympic team at the Sydney Olympics |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=29 March 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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