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

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
04 Aug 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 3 runners lunging for the finish line with two athletes behind, running from right to left of shot with crowd in background. The three athletes from left to right 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.
H: 109 W: 157mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 6 3/16")
Date Used
04 Aug 1948
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Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.




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