Off- white patch with a tall black letter 'A' printed on the front, worn by Shirley Strickland. Has a small gold safety-pin attached to the upper and lower edges, used to fasten the number to clothing. One of two used to identify the Australian Relay team at the 1956 Olympic Games.
H: 206 W: 124mm (H: 8 1/8 W: 4 7/8")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.