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Photograph - Peter Townend and three surfboards

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

Description
Colour photograph
Size
H25cm x W20cm
Object Registration
2012.30081
Keywords
peter townend, surfer magazine
Historical information
This is a rare colour photograph of Australian surfer Peter Townend in Hawaii with three of his surfboards from his World Championship Year, 1976. Townend shaped the two surfboards he is holding.
When Made
circa 1976
Made By
Photographer Unknown (Creator)
Significance
Two of the three surfboards Peter Townend is holding appeared on the cover of American surfing magazines - SURFER vol 15 #5, January 1975 and SURFER vol 18 #1, May 1977.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM