Woollen bathing suit with embroidered badge

This publicity photograph for Jantzen Swimwear was taken by Wellington photographer Gordon Burt. The American swimwear label was made in New Zealand by A J Coleman Ltd, Wellington. Their swimsuits were embellished with embroidered badges of the Jantzen 'Diving girl' - a logo image of a young woman wearing a red swimsuit and bathing hat, posed mid-air in a dive.


Photographer: Gordon Burt
Model Unknown
Credit: Image courtesy of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, C.002282
Copyright: No Known Copyright Restrictions
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: A J Coleman, Tawa, Wellington
Garment type: Women's bathing suit
Material: Wool
Colour: Black
Label: Jantzen
Date: Circa 1932