Blazer worn by rower WH Pfeiffer, 1924 Olympic Games Australian Team

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/General uniform/Blazer
Date Used
1924
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Brief Description
Dark green single-breasted wool blazer, with two brass buttons on front and two smaller ones at each cuff. Yellow trim on cuffs, edges and pockets. Three external pockets, with an embroidered design on the breast pocket of the Australian Coat of Arms. Yellow text reads 'AUSTRALIA / VIII - OLYMPIAD - 1924'. Maker's labels at collar read, in part 'MADE BY DAVID JONES'. Also white label inside neck has wearer's name handwritten in black ink (W.H. Pfeiffer).
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 800 W: 540 D: 60mm (H: 31 1/2 W: 21 1/4 D: 2 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1924
Location
On display
Registration No
1993.2894.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Michael Brown

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