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Advertisement for Dunlop Rubber Company: The new Dunlop tennis ball is just perfect!

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CollectionsDunlop Rubber (Australia) Limited
Date created: 1928
Description: 
An advertisement that features wash and line paintings of a woman tennis player and an over-sized container of tennis balls. The woman and a ball are depicted as if they are moving beyond the border of the advertisement. The woman's hair is held back from her face by a striped hairband and she wears a loose, short, sleeveless dress and sand-shoes. Her arm movements suggest that she is about to deliver a serve. The balls issue from an octagonal container with laurel wreath imagery included in its packaging graphics. Stitch lines and 'Dunlop 1929' are visible on the balls. Dunlop began making vulcanised rubber tennis balls in 1909 from a formula introduced by factory superintendant, John Kearns.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/77
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/77
Other Identifiers: Neg. 6339

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