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Photograph - 1958 Wanderers Surfboard Rally, Long Reef Beach

From the Collection of Australian National Surfing Museum 77 Beach Road Surf City Plaza Surfcoast Highway Torquay Victoria

Description
Black and white photograph of surfboard sign on Pittwater Road, north of Dee Why, Sydney.
Size
H8.2cm x W11cm
Object Registration
30055
Keywords
1958 surfboard rally, wanderers rally, long reef beach, c j mcalister
Historical information
Photograph showing early promotion for the first surfboard contest (rally) in Sydney in 1958. A surfboard has been used to create a unique roadside sign promoting the contest at Long Reef in the winter of 1958.
When Made
Circa 1958
Significance
This photograph is a rare example of early promotion for Sydney surfing contests.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM