Identification on verso (handwritten): Olympic champ on Saturnia '48 On board the SS Saturnia, in a wrestling match with an Italian girl (much fatter than I). I won out an so apart from being the ship's artist, also the one who directed everyone in morning gymnastics. I was dubbed Miss America - SS Saturnia for that trip!
Esther Rolick on an ocean liner, Sept. 1948 / unidentified photographer. Esther G. Rolick papers, 1941-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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