Signed photograph of Linda McGill pictured outside Hubert House
Signed black and white photograph showing Linda McGill of Australia pictured with Mrs Garnett Martin outside Hubert House. Linda is wearing a dark swimming costume and Mrs. Garnett Martin to her left is handing her a kangaroo soft toy. Signed on the front, top left, in blue ink
Linda McGill of Australia swam the Channel three times, all France-to England. The first swim was in 1965 and her time was 11hrs 12mins. In 1967 she swam again from France to England, in 13hrs 02mins and then in the same year 9hrs 59 mins for her third swim. This was the fastest crossing by a woman.
She was an Olympian and the first Australian to swim the channel.