Photograph of Australian women's 4x100m relay team, 1956 Olympic Games
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Purple-tinged photograph of Shirley Strickland standing with the other 3 members of the 1956 Olympic Games gold medal-winning and record-breaking Australian women's 4 x 100m relay team, Fleur Mellor, Betty Cuthbert and Norma Croker. The women are all wearing their Australian logo tracksuits. Spectators are visible behind them. Handwritten inscription on reverse in blue ink reads "To Shirley,/ '56 Olympic Hurdles Champ 10.7/ From/ Barbara Mueller 5th in 1st heat/ 11.6".
H: 91 W: 128mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 5 1/16")
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.
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