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Artefact x2008.217.1:  bib, racing


Catalog Number x2008.217.1

A bib from the Centennial Marathon Ski Tour from Montreal to Ottawa that took place February 18-20, 1967. (partial image)

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Artefact Record - Catalog Number x2008.217.1

bib, racing - one

Gift

Manufacturer:  Centennial Marathon Ski Tour  Production Date:  1967

Description:  A bib from the Centennial Marathon Ski Tour from Montreal to Ottawa that took place February 18-20, 1967.
The Centennial Marathon Ski Tour was started by Don MacLeod as a Centennial year project in celebration of the Canadian Winter. Now called the Canadian Ski Marathon, the event lasts only two days instead of three and has run in February of each year since 1967 through the Laurentian region of Quebec. The trail now runs from Lachute to Gatineau, with Montebello as the half way point.
The bib features the figure of a skier with the centennial maple leaf over top, both in blue, with the number 356 over top of that in black, surrounded by the words "CENTENNIAL MARATHON SKI TOUR MONTREAL - OTTAWA" in red. There are logos for O'Keefe beer in blue in both top corners.

Markings:  There are logos for O'Keefe beer in blue in both top corners.
Someone has written in pencil in the top right corner "Canadian Marathon Ski"

Colour:  white-ish cloth; red, blue and black paint/dye

Measurements:  26.5 cm x 23.5 cm; the bottom is not cut straight/square, 26.5 cm length is at longest point

Material:  cloth, pigment

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Centennial Marathon Ski Tour Bib (x2008.217.1)
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