Newspaper clipping depicting athletes packing to return to Australia, 1948 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Newspaper/Clipping
Date Used
1948

Brief Description
Black and white printed news clipping, with photograph and text below headline which reads OLYMPIANS PACK UP. The photograph below shows two women standing around an open suitcase. The text below reads in part ASUATRALIAN OLYMPIC ATHLETES..SHIRLEY STRICKLAND AND LONG JUMPER VERNA JOHNSON PACKING IN LONDON LAST WEEK BEFORE LEAVING FOR THE HOMEWARD JOURNEY TO AUSTRALIA.
Measurements
H: 140 W: 78mm (H: 5 1/2 W: 3 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.189
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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