Photograph of officials setting pole vault bar, c1927

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1927
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Brief Description
A photograph of officials setting the bar for the pole vault. The image features one official standing on a ladder holding a measuring stick. Amongst the officials at the base of the ladder is an athlete presumed to be Max Kroger. On the reverse is a handwritten inscription in pencil, 'To Max Kroger/congratulations /from Frank P. Brown'. 'Editor of Sporting/Globe' has been added in blue ink/ball point, as has the year '1927' in the top right corner. [Max Kroger broke the Australian Pole Vault record in 1927]
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 165mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 6 1/2")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1927
Location
In storage
Registration No
1994.3092
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Geoff Kroger.

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