Travel diary used by Winsome Cripps, 1952 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Diary
Date Used
1952
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Brief Description
A travel diary with monogrammed initials on cover, "W.M.C.". Diary used by Winsome Cripps, Australian Olympic runner, on her trip to Helsinki, via Sydney, Singapore, London and Glasgow, in 1952. Includes details of a number of her races during the Games. Two loose items inside diary, a sticker, circular, "XV Olympia 1952 Helsinki, Finland"; and a torn piece of paper with financial figures.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 205 W: 130 D: 20mm (H: 8 1/16 W: 5 1/8 D: 13/16")
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Date Used
1952
Location
In storage
Registration No
1998.3394.27
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the children of Winsome Cripps - Lisa, Lyndall and Jason.

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