Photograph taken during women's 80m hurdles final, 1948 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1948
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph taken during the Women's 80 Metres Hurdles final at the Olympic Games, London, 1948, with 4 runners jumping hurdles from left to right of shot with crowd in background. The three front-runners from left to right are Shirley Strickland, Maureen Gardner and Fanny Blankers-Koen. Strickland won Bronze.
Measurements
H: 109 W: 157mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 6 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.308
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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