Photograph of Shirley Strickland during hurdles race, c1947-60

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph of four women jumping over hurdles, Shirley Strickland in the lead, almost fully over the hurdle as the others run up to it. She wears a light sleeveless top, dark shorts with a single stripe, and dark spikes. The photograph is darker towards the edges, casting Shirley into shadows.
A purple HERALD SUN stamp is on the reverse, below "Royal Park- Melbourne" handwritten in pencil.
Measurements
H: 109 W: 157mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 6 3/16")
Media/Materials
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1483
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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