Black and white photograph of seven young women (one obscured) running towards the finish line on the left, on a dirt track. Shirley Strickland is second from the right, in the lead. She wears a light athletic top with black swan logo, dark shorts and dark shoes. Stadium seating is to the left, with a brick building in the background. SPECIAL 100YDS (WOMEN)/ 1ST SYLVIA (sic) STRICKLAND (AUSTRALIA)/ 2ND J. KING (AUSTRALIA) handwritten on reverse in pencil.
H: 185 W: 222mm (H: 7 5/16 W: 8 3/4")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Joyce King; 01 Sep 1920; 10 Jun 2001
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.