Unused postcard, features a black and white photograph of a bust of a male wearing three medals. A handwritten inscription below the image reads, "A BUST OF CAPTAIN MATTHEW WEBB / OF CHANNEL FAME". Inscriptions on the reverse note that Captain Webb was the first to swim the English Channel, in 1875.
0 - Whole: H: 137 W: 85 D: 1mm (H: 5 3/8 W: 3 3/8 D: 1/16")
Francis Beaurepaire; 13 May 1891; 29 May 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian Beaurepaire