Photograph of Shirley Strickland during a hurdles race, c1947-60

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Black and white photograph showing four women jumping over a line of hurdles during a race, running towards the left. Shirley Strickland is first over the hurdle, wearing a light- coloured top with black swan logo, and dark shorts and stripes. Norma Thrower is visible closest to camera. A purple HERALD SUN stamp is on the reverse, along with "local girls" handwritten in pencil.
"Sydney cinder track" has been handwritten in pencil on the reverse.
H: 113 W: 150mm (H: 4 7/16 W: 5 7/8")
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Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.




Athlete in darker top is Norma Austin (Thrower).

- Graham Thomas

Posted on 29-06-2020 08:41:46