Capturing a champion - Edward and Jack's Story

In 1956 at the opening run of the Olympics down Punt Rd, James (Jim) Jack was an official, he took a photo of John Landy capturing Government House in the background. In 2001 when Landy became Governor, The Age printed the photo. Jim still lives next to Punt Rd, in Gough Place Richmond, he turned 98 this week. 

(Please note attached photo isn't the photo mentioned in the story).

 Photo by Clarrie Cook, 1954. Part of the State Library of Victoria Collection.  www.slv.vic.gov.au

Photo by Clarrie Cook, 1954. Part of the State Library of Victoria Collection.

www.slv.vic.gov.au