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

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Small black and white photograph with a frilly edge, of the finish of the 80m Women's hurdles, as seen from in the seating. The backs of several spectators' heads are visible in the foreground. Handwritten pencil inscription on reverse reads "Shirley Strickland winning the/ 80m Hurdles/ Melbourne Olympics 1956".
Measurements
H: 85 W: 137mm (H: 3 3/8 W: 5 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1296
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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