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92/1667 Swimsuit, men's, 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games, Australian Team, nylon/lycra, Speedo, Australia, 1986. Click to enlarge.

Swimsuit, men’s, 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games, Australian Team, nylon/lycra, Speedo, Australia, 1986

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1986.

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.

92/1667

Object Statement

Swimsuit, men's, 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games, Australian Team, nylon/lycra, Speedo, Australia, 1986

Physical Description

Swimsuit, men's, 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games, Australian Team, nylon/lycra, Speedo, Australia, 1986

Dimensions

Width

350 mm

Depth

230 mm

Production

Made

Australia, Oceania 1986

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1992

Acquisition Date

7 September 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Swimsuit, men's, 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games, Australian Team, nylon/lycra, Speedo, Australia, 1986 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/122288>

Wikipedia

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