Colour slide taken during the 1956 Olympic Games, shows an athlete throwing a shot on an open playing field

Object Type
Photography/Transparency
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Colour slide printed on plastic with a square card surround. The picture was taken during the 1956 Olympic Games, and shows a female athlete wearing shorts and vest throwing a shot on an open playing field. The athlete is standing in a concrete circle, and there are figures observing beyond. Along the top edge of the slide is written "Werner Throwing / Shot (Germany)".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 50 D: 1mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 15/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.1047.31
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE

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