Four female Australian athletes practising the Women's 4 × 100 metres relay in front of the crowd at an unknown inner city location during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. The group includes Norma Croker, Betty Cuthbert, Fleur Mellor and Shirley Strickland de la Hunty. A man is nearby filming the group with a small hand-held camera.

One of a set of 147 35mm Kodachrome transparency slides donated to the Museum in 1987. The images are all taken during the Olympic Games held in Melbourne in November and December, 1956.

Description of Content

A group of four women runners in uniform.

Physical Description

35mm, positive Kodachrome film mounted in paper slide frame.

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