Black leather covered autograph book, rectangular, with rounded corners. It has a wide binding strip of finer-grained brown leather, and the word "AUTOGRAPHS" stamped on the front in gold. Pages are faded green, pink, and blue, and feature 43 signatures, many of athletes present at the International Friendly Sports Meeting of Youth in Warsaw, 1955. Signatures of Dawn Fraser and Betty Cuthbert are also included.
H: 123 W: 190 D: 25mm (H: 4 13/16 W: 7 1/2 D: 1")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Emil Zátopek; 19 Sep 1922; 22 Nov 2000
Betty Cuthbert; 20 Apr 1938; 07 Aug 2017
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.