Black and white photograph of cyclist John Robertson, winner 1957 Austral Wheel Race, with inscription to Eric Gibaud, and 'The Sun' newsclipping verso.

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
16 Feb 1957
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Brief Description
An image of New Zealand cyclist, John Robertson, adorned with flowers, riding a lap of honour after winning the 1957 Austral Wheel Race, on Saturday, 16 February, 1957. A handwritten inscription below reads: MANY THANKS ERIC & MRS. G./JOHN ROBERTSON/AUSTRAL/1957. A clipping from a 'Sun' newspaper featuring the event is pasted across the back of the photo, 'Monday, February 18, 1957 'The Sun'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 240 W: 190 D: 1mm (H: 9 7/16 W: 7 1/2 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
16 Feb 1957
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2898.19
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Eric Gibaud

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