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87/292 Swimwear, women's (2), mens (2), nylon/lycra, Speedo Australia, 1986. Click to enlarge.

Swimwear, women’s (2), mens (2), 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.

87/292

Object Statement

Swimwear, women's (2), mens (2), nylon/lycra, Speedo Australia, 1986

Physical Description

Swimwear, women's (2), mens (2), nylon/lycra, Speedo Australia, 1986

Production

Made

Australia, Oceania 1986

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1987

Acquisition Date

18 March 1987

Cite this Object

Harvard

Swimwear, women's (2), mens (2), nylon/lycra, Speedo Australia, 1986 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 December 2019, <https://ma.as/75114>

Wikipedia

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