Photograph of women's athletics event finish line, Perth - 29 January 1949

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
12 Jan 1979
29 Jan 1949
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Women's running event: image of a falling athlete (2nd from right). Handwritten inscription on mount reads, "12/1/'79 Greetings Shirley / Happy Memories of about exactly / 30 years. We had great days. / Perhaps the Association has a [illegible: museum?] / Warmest Regards / [illegible] Meagher". Inscription at bottom right of photo reads, "M.J. BATEMAN". Inscription on reverse side reads, "29/1/49 Leederville oval / 1 Verna Johnson / 2 Shirley Strickland / 3 Fanny Blankers-Koen (fallen)" [sic. Robinson 3rd].
H: 200 W: 270mm (H: 7 7/8 W: 10 5/8")
Date Used
12 Jan 1979
29 Jan 1949
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.



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