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The Lithgow Flash, Marjorie Jackson [picture] W.J. Godfrey
Bib ID 571531
Format PicturePicture
Author
Godfrey, W.J. (Walter John)
 
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Description [1952] 
1 painting : oil on canvas ; 72.3 x 46.5 cm. 
Summary

Portrait of Marjorie Jackson with her gold medal from Helsinki Olympic Games, 1952, painted by Jack Godfrey, a hometown fan of the runner.

Notes

Inscriptions: "The Lithgow flash, Marjorie Jackson" - painted on frame. Signed "W.J. Godfrey" - lower right.

Condition: some cracking in paint, upper middle left of picture; framed & unglazed

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Source of Acquisition Donated by Mrs Rhoda P. Godfrey to the Australian Institute of Sport on 10 December 1985 in memory of her late husband Walter John 'Jack' Godfrey who painted 'The Lithgow Flash' in 1952, after the Helsinki Games. The portrait was donated by the Australian Sports Commission to the National Library on 6 September 2000. 
Subjects Jackson, Marjorie, 1931- -- Portraits.  |  Women athletes -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Runners (Sports) -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Sportsmen and sportswomen.
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