Australian equestrian riding jacket, worn by Wyatt Thompson. Red felt exterior with cloth Australian badge on left breast. Split tail on back with single “EFA” brass button. Three buttons on front, all brass with “1956” and Olympic rings embossed. Inner lining red at base with body chequered white, red & black lines. 2 EFA buttons on cuffs. 4 internal pockets & 1 external. Manufacturers tag on cloth label on inner breast pocket includes customers details. “H.Huntsman & Sons Ltd. / Saville Row / London SW2 / W.Thomson / 6.3.55 / 6829 /3b”. Part of formal riding suit.
0 - Whole: H: 870 W: 670mm (H: 34 1/4 W: 26 3/8")
Bunty Thompson; 20 Apr 1925; 15 Dec 2017
Australian Olympic Team 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Wyatt Thompson