Alick Wickham, ca. 1910-1920 / photographer Crown Studios, Adelaide

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Alick Wickham, ca. 1910-1920 / photographer Crown Studios, Adelaide

Call numbers

P1/2138

Record identifier

YezdNpo9

Alick Wickham, ca. 1910-1920 / photographer Crown Studios, Adelaide

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Alick Wickham, ca. 1910-1920 / photographer Crown Studios, Adelaide

Full title

Alick Wickham, ca. 1910-1920 / photographer Crown Studios, Adelaide

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1910-1920

Call Numbers

P1/2138

Record Identifier

YezdNpo9
Physical Description

Contents

1 photographic print - 13.9 x 8.9 cm - postcard, gelatin silver

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Out of copyright : Created before 1955

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Full title

Alick Wickham, ca. 1910-1920 / photographer Crown Studios, Adelaide

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Digital order no:a5501001

Signature / Inscriptions

"Yours truly, A Wickham" -- autograph on the lower right hand corner of the postcard

Photographer's blind stamp on the lower right hand corner of the postcard

"Father was an Englishman & Mother was a Solomon Islander. Dived from a tower especially constructed (198' 9") high into a pool/ Believed to be the person to introduce the Austr...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mrs J. Young, November 1982
Pic.Acc.5325

Administrative / Biographical history

Alick Wickham was the son of an English man and a Solomon Islands mother. While at boarding school in Sydney, he is known for introducing the Australian crawl to Australia's Olympic swimmers the Cavill brothers at Bronte. He may also have introduced the surfboard. In 1918 he dived from over 60 metres in front of 70,000 people and was in a coma for...

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P1/2138

Record Identifier

YezdNpo9

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954855

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