Historical information

The Austin Hospital in Melbourne established a Spinal Injuries Unit in 1957, and soon after helped pioneer the development of wheelchair sports in Australia.

This photo is related to item no. 00079 in this collection, which contains an anomaly - in 00079, the middle wheelchair athlete is listed as "Ron Hepburn", whereas here he is listed as "A. Yeomans".

Physical description

Black and white photo of wheelchair basketballers, 1960s.

Inscriptions & markings

Reverse of the photo lists the photo subjects as follows:

R. Schmid, K/C, A. Yeomans, R. Lucas, F. Martin, Standing: Harrow Morgan, Physio.