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89/324 Catalogues (31), men's & women's costume, paper, Speedo, Australia, 1967-1986.. Click to enlarge.

Catalogues (31), men’s & women’s costume, paper, Speedo, Australia, 1967-1986.

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1967-1986.

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.

89/324

Object Statement

Catalogues (31), men's & women's costume, paper, Speedo, Australia, 1967-1986.

Physical Description

Catalogues (31), men's & women's costume, paper, Speedo, Australia, 1967-1986.

Production

Made

Australia, Oceania 1967-1986

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1989

Acquisition Date

2 May 1989

Cite this Object

Harvard

Catalogues (31), men's & women's costume, paper, Speedo, Australia, 1967-1986. 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 16 June 2019, <https://ma.as/94846>

Wikipedia

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