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Swimsuit

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Navy cotton/nylon terrycloth one-piece swimsuit with inbuilt bra. V-neck, with oversized white plastic zip from neckline to navel.
Size
35.5 x 60 cm
Attached Files
Object Registration
T0518
Keywords
swimwear, audrey may ferguson, audrey may fulton, jantzen, miss jantzen, 1960s
Historical information
This swimsuit belonged to Audrey May Ferguson (nee Fulton), a longtime Brighton resident.

Jantzen was founded 1916 in Portland, Oregon. The brand's "Diving Girl" logo - featuring a woman in a red bathing one-piece and cap in mid-dive - became famous throughout the world in the early twentieth century.
When Made
circa 1960s
Made By
Miss Jantzen (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label: "Miss Jantzen / 16 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA"
Last updated
25 Feb 2020 at 3:16PM