Photograph of women's discus athletes on victory dais, 1948 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
30 Jul 1948
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph of three women standing on the victors' rostrum, on a field in front of filled stadium seating. Two of the women wear tops with a rooster badge on the front. The women from L to R are: C. Gentile, M. Ostermeyer, and J. Mazeas. A piece of paper affixed to the reverse is typewritten in purple, and reads in part WOMEN DISCUS THROWERS ON VICTORS' ROSTRUM.
H: 207 W: 154mm (H: 8 1/8 W: 6 1/16")
Date Used
30 Jul 1948
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Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.


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