Black and white photograph showing the Australian Olympic team walking in straight lines onto the arena, the female competitors in white dresses, the men in light pants, dark blazers, and light hats. Of the women competitors, visible are Shirley Strickland, Betty McKinnon, and Joyce King, with Mrs Magee (chaperone), Judy Canty, Judy Davies, and June Maston. A purple OLYMPIC PHOTO ASSOCIATION, 1948 stamp is on the reverse, along with OPENING CEREMONY OLYMPIAD XIV 1948./ THURSDAY JULY 29TH handwritten in ink.
H: 104 W: 154mm (H: 4 1/8 W: 6 1/16")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
June Maston; 14 Mar 1928; 03 Dec 2004
Joyce King; 01 Sep 1920; 10 Jun 2001
Betty McKinnon; 13 Jan 1925; 24 Jun 1981
Judy-Joy Davies; 05 Jun 1928; 27 Mar 2016
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.