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Harold Holt prepares for a swim

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Title: Harold Holt prepares for a swim
Date: 1966
Keywords: politicians, prime ministers, water sports, personalities
Record creator: Australian News and Information Bureau, Canberra
Reference: A1200, L54303

Harold Holt, 1966


Learning content

This black-and-white photograph shows Harold Holt, then prime minister of Australia, walking through the rocks on a beach at Portsea, Victoria, in preparation for spearfishing. The athletic Holt is dressed in a springer wetsuit and carries flippers and spearfishing gear. He was aged 58 at the time of this photograph.

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