Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912

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Format: Gelatin silver photographic print

Notes: Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912

From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Romina De Rossi, minjungkim, and 42 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Jadedaniellesmith 71 months ago | reply

    love the grainnnnn

  2. Aubrey Collins 52 months ago | reply

    Love the hairy legs. Very European.

  3. kayz belden 38 months ago | reply

    european? really? this is an amazing photo, and you are gonna go off and say something like that? real mature bro, real mature

  4. colleenamareena 33 months ago | reply

    Love this. These were two of the best female athletes in the world. Look at their bodies. They are healthy, have curves, and are not the emaciated waifs that we revere today!

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