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

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1948
See full details

Object Detail


Brief Description
Black and white photograph taken during the Women's 80 Metres Hurdles final at the Olympic Games, London, 1948, with 3 runners jumping hurdles from right to left of shot with crowd in background. The three athletes from right to left are Shirley Strickland, Maureen Gardner and Fanny Blankers-Koen. Strickland won Bronze. On the reverse are handwritten inscriptions in pen, and a stamp from the Olympic Photo Association.
Measurements
H: 109 W: 157mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 6 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.309
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

Colours


Share

Comments


Be the first to comment.