|Title:||Olympic Squad Tokyo 1963|
|Description:||Its a photo of the women from 1963 squad tokyo at the olympic games. The women are from NSW ,QLD, Vic, WA, in Australia. Theres 14 swimmers and to mention a few names Dawn Frazer Vic, Jan Murphy Nsw, Margueritle Rygrok Nsw, and the list goes on. There all in there original old speedos, standing in a line together. There are several interesting facets about this photograph is that it is in such good condition. The problem that I have is that the actual Summer Olympics for Tokyo XVIII Olympiad were held beginning August 6, 1964. It is possible that this is the team but it was taken later. There is no doubt that this is the team but it was perhaps photographed at a different time.|
|Condition:||Good black and white photo, old timber frame with huge chain on the back for hanging.|
|Origin:||I picked it up at a garage sale in Qld Australia, and the person was in there late 70s and said it was an original.|
|Provenance:||Not that im aware of.|
|Appraised By:||Rachael Goldman|
|Appraiser Comments:||Hello, this is Rachael Goldman from New Jersey. Your request for an appraisal has been referred to me for reply. I have closely examined the information you submitted. As noted this is an excellent example of a photograph, original, featuring the Australian Swim Team, who were stars in their own right. The fact remains that this may have been a swim team but the Summer Olympics in Tokyo were held in 1964. The occasion on which this team photograph was taken seem unclear. The condition and historical significance are paramount for the future of this photograph. Keep in mind that the values listed below can vary depending upon how and where marketed, locale, and may vary across different collecting disciplines. If you are satisfied with the services I have rendered, I would be most grateful if you would take the time to leave some positive feedback. Kindest regards, Rachael Goldman, MA Ph.D. Candidate in Art History CUNY-GC Senior Certified Member Appraisers Association of America Assumptions and Limiting Conditions. This certificate of appraisal is given subject to the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth, all of which are a part hereof unless expressly set aside in writing either on the pages of this certificate or by writing attached to the certificate signed by all parties concerned. It is important to note that interesting and exciting discoveries can be found out about your piece after the appraisal. The field of antiques is like a treasure hunt and while I can do my best to research your piece, it may be possible that you will learn even more about your piece afterwards. The appraiser, Rachael Goldman, is not responsible for any discoveries or additional research made after this limited appraisal from other sources.|
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