Photograph of Marjorie Jackson and Shirley Strickland meeting The Duke of Edinburgh, 1952 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1952
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Brief Description
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...".
Measurements
H: 156 W: 208mm (H: 6 1/8 W: 8 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1952
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.819
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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Marjorie Jackson also talking to the Duke.

- Graham Thomas

Posted on 29-06-2020 09:30:40