Pair of equestrian riding boots worn by Wyatt Thompson, All black leather. Single leather strap and buckle at top. Sole leather with nail construction. Metal plate under heel. Handmade in 1956 by “Maxwell / London / Bond street”. Supported by three piece timber boot support with makers label at top and brass ring. Each boot housed in own drawstring calico bag. Part of informal riding suit, boots worn with informal breeches.
0 - Whole: H: 520 W: 260 D: 110mm (H: 20 1/2 W: 10 1/4 D: 4 5/16")
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