Rare original purple 4.25 x 3.5 entry pass to the archery competition at the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics, which was held as part of the 1900 Exposition Universelle. The pass, issued as No. 1,119 to “Capitaine Carnot,” reads, in part (translated): “French Republic, Universal Exhibition of 1900, Physical exercise and sports competition, International Archery and Crossbow Competition, from May 27 to August 31, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and public holidays, Enclosure of the old Municipal Velodrome (Annex of Vincennes), Valid for One person, This card will give entry into the enclosure of the Competition. Entrance to the Exhibition remains subject to ordinary conditions.” In fine condition.
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