Photograph of Shirley Strickland during 80m hurdles final, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1956
See full details

Object Detail


Brief Description
Black and white photograph of Shirley Strickland jumping over a hurdle, right leg over, left leg tucked back. She wears a white sleeveless top, dark shorts with stripes, and dark spikes. To her left a lady with glasses jumps the hurdle, with another lady fully visible, and three partly visible behind her. Printed inscription on reverse reads "Shirley Strickland, Gisela Köhler und Norma Thrower im/ Endlauf über 80m- Hürden der Damen. Die blonde Shirley wiederholte ihren Olympiasieg von 1952." (SS, GK and NT in the final stage over the women's 80 m hurdles. Blonde Shirley repeated her Olympic victory of 1952.)
Measurements
H: 122 W: 172mm (H: 4 13/16 W: 6 3/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1295
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

Colours


Share

Comments


Be the first to comment.