Off- white coloured rectangular Olympic Games Diploma inscribed "DIPLOMA/ OLYMPIC GAMES MELBOURNE 1956/ 1ST/ Athletics 4x 100 M. Relay (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.
H: 535 W: 670 D: 18mm (H: 21 1/16 W: 26 3/8 D: 11/16")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.