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92/1658 Swimsuit, womens, stock racing suit, nylon, Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, Australia, 1968,. Click to enlarge.

Womens swimsuit by Speedo, 1968

Made by Speedo Australia Pty Ltd 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.

92/1658

Object Statement

Swimsuit, womens, stock racing suit, nylon, Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, Australia, 1968,

Physical Description

Swimsuit, women's, 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, stock racing suit for the USA market, nylon, Speedo, White Stag, made in Australia, 1968

Dimensions

Depth

630 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1992

Acquisition Date

7 September 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Womens swimsuit by Speedo, 1968 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 November 2019, <https://ma.as/122278>

Wikipedia

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