Case for medal won by Shirley Strickland for 80m hurdles race, 1955 International Friendly Sports Meeting of Youth

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Box
Date Used
1955
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Rectangular presentation case, with a cloth hinge, to house the gold medal won by Shirley Strickland at the second International Friendly Sports Meeting of Youth, 1955, for first place in the 80 metre hurdles. Case is green, with slightly rounded edges, and a gold "19 WARSZAWA 55" logo printed on the lid. Inside of lid is silken material with gold "II/ MIEDZYNARODOWE/ IGRZYSKA SPORTOWE/ MLODZIEZY" printing, base is a faded cushioned green felt bed.
Measurements
H: 125 W: 74 D: 31mm (H: 4 15/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 1 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1955
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1085.2
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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