Photograph of Shirley Strickland competing in track event, London 1948

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
10 Jul 1948
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Black and white photograph showing Shirley Strickland breaking the tape at the finish line of a race, two other young women just behind her. She wears a light top with a black swan logo, dark shorts with a stripe, and dark shoes. Joyce King, the second runner, wears a white top, dark shorts and shoes, and June Maston wears a light top, dark shoes, and dark shoes. A piece of paper has been affixed to the reverse, typewritten in purple. The lengthy caption reads in part AUSTRALIAN WINNER AT LONDON ATHLETICS CLUB'S MEETING, and identifies all three runners.
Measurements
H: 106 W: 154mm (H: 4 3/16 W: 6 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
10 Jul 1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.197
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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