Tennis racquet, c1940s

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Racquet
Date Used
Circa 1940s
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Tennis racquet made of clear varnished wood with sections of the racquet head bound by coloured string. A thin maroon, green, red and blue stripe decorates the racquet shaft. Emblem features a red rising sun with text that reads "MADE BY EXPERTS / FOR YOUR / CLIMATE". Blue scroll on reverse reads "THE DOUBLE BLUE". Black faux leather binding on handle.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 685 W: 240 D: 35mm (H: 26 15/16 W: 9 7/16 D: 1 3/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
Circa 1940s
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2633.3
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Graham Family.

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