Black and white photograph of three women from the Australian team for the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games talking to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, who has his hand to his chin. The group includes Marjorie Jackson in the centre, and Shirley Strickland on the right. They wear their official uniforms, with Shirley's assortment of badges affixed to her blazer. A purple typewritten label has been affixed to the reverse, reads, in part, "OLYMPIC WORLD PHOTO POOL. / THE DUKE MEETS WOMEN OLYMPIC ATHLETES...".
H: 156 W: 208mm (H: 6 1/8 W: 8 3/16")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Australian Olympic Team 1952
Marjorie Jackson-Nelson; 13 Sep 1931
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; 10 Jun 1921
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.