Diploma awarded to Shirley Strickland for first place in 80m hurdles, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Certificate/Diploma
Framed
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Off- white coloured rectangular Olympic Games Diploma inscribed "DIPLOMA/ OLYMPIC GAMES MELBOURNE 1956/ 1ST/ Athletics 80 Metres Hurdles (Women)/ S.B. Strickland - Australia", and signed by Avery Brundage, President of the International Olympic Committee, and W.S. Kent Hughes, Chairman of the Organising Committee. Surrounded by simple black acrylic frame, with cream window mount.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 535 W: 670 D: 18mm (H: 21 1/16 W: 26 3/8 D: 11/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1285
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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