Olympic Team Farewell Party name tag, worn by Shirley Strickland

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Identification/Name tag
Date Used
1952
09 Jun 1952
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Brief Description
A shield-shaped identification card worn by Shirley Strickland at a farewell party after the Helsinki Olympics. The tag is divided into three bands. The blue, upper band is inscribed 'OLYMPIC TEAM FAREWELL PARTY'; the white middle band has a hand written inscription 'Miss SHIRLEY STRICKLAND/ATHLETICS'; and the blue lower band inscribed '9th JUNE/1952'. On the reverse, a safety pin is attached to the tag with cellulose tape.
Measurements
H: 70 W: 58mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 2 5/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1952
09 Jun 1952
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.743
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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