Colour slide depicting Mary Breen & Tamara Tyshkevich, inside 1956 Olympic Village

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 at the Olympic Village during the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and shows Australian shot putter Mary Breen and Russian shot putter Tamara Tyshkevich standing outside on a sports field. Along the upper frame of the slide is written "Tamara Tyshkevich / 1st in shot (Russia) / Mary Breen".
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
1986.1047.53
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE

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