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.

Physical description

Navy cotton/nylon terrycloth one-piece swimsuit with inbuilt bra. V-neck, with oversized white plastic zip from neckline to navel.

Inscriptions & markings

Label: "Miss Jantzen / 16 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA"