Black and white half- length photograph of Shirley Strickland standing with Gena Minnicka (USSR athlete). Shirley wears a dark tracksuit jacket over her top and lace-up number "1" bib, and dark shorts. Gena wears a dark jumper with POLSKA printed across the front. Handwritten inscription on reverse in ink is in Polish, and signed by Minnicka, dated 6.VIII.55.
H: 91 W: 121mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 4 3/4")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
06 Aug 1955
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.