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92/1657 Swimsuit, women's, 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, USA Team, nylon, Speedo, Australia, 1968. Click to enlarge.

Swimsuit, women’s, 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, USA Team, nylon, Speedo, Australia, 1968

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1968.

The Museum has an extensive collection of Speedo swimwear and accessories dating from the 1930s to the present including designs produced for the Australian Olympic Games team from 1964 to 2004, the Australian Commonwealth Games team from 1970-2002 and numerous international Olympic teams. This collection is complemented by the Speedo archive which includes scrapbooks, catalogues, posters, newsletters, stickers, photographs, video footage and badges.

Speedo’s origins lie in MacRae Knitting Mill...

Summary

Object No.

92/1657

Object Statement

Swimsuit, women's, 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, USA Team, nylon, Speedo, Australia, 1968

Physical Description

Swimsuit, women's, 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, USA Team, nylon, Speedo, Australia, 1968

Dimensions

Height

660 mm

Production

Made

Australia, Oceania 1968

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1992

Acquisition Date

7 September 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Swimsuit, women's, 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, USA Team, nylon, Speedo, Australia, 1968 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/122277>

Wikipedia

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