Photograph of Shirley Strickland finishing a running race, c1947-60
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Black and white photograph of the finish of a race, showing five women near the finish line. Shirley Strickland is third from the left, bowing forward as she finishes. She wears a light sleeveless top, dark shorts with a stripe, and spikes. Inscription on reverse handwritten in pencil, reads, "Brisbane / Wet (sic) Aust Champs", with a purple CONSOLIDATED PRESS stamp.
H: 122 W: 167mm (H: 4 13/16 W: 6 9/16")
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.
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1948 National 100y Championships, Sydney. L-R June Maston (Ferguson) Shirley Ogle (Weinberg), Strickland, Betty McKinnon, Joyce King.
- Graham Thomas
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