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.
H: 106 W: 154mm (H: 4 3/16 W: 6 1/16")
Date Used
10 Jul 1948
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Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.




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