Photograph of Shirley Strickland with Emil Zatopek, Warsaw 1955

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1956
15 Nov 1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Small black and white photograph with 'frilly' edge, shows Shirley Strickland talking to Emil Zatopek, with other athletes standing nearby. Shirley wears a sleeveless light- coloured top, with a number '1' bib over the top, Emil wears a tracksuit with a star, and a young man in the background wears a white singlet and dark pants.
Was sent with a letter by George Sauchev, "Molotov", Sofia, Bulgaria, 1956.
Measurements
H: 63 W: 87mm (H: 2 1/2 W: 3 7/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
15 Nov 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1192.4
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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