Athletics An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams
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Athletics An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams
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Athletics An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams Athletics An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams Athletics An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams Athletics An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams Album of athletic photographs
Athletics
An album of 25 action shots of various sprint heats and finals, featuring Harold Abrahams, gelatin silver prints, captioned on the mount, window mounted back to back, one print loose, images 195 x 245mm., cloth, oblong folio (210 x 255mm.), 1921-1926

Footnotes

  • Comprising races, times, trainers (including Harry Andrews and Alfred Shrubb) and comments regarding conditions and victories, possibly compiled by H. A. Meyer of Christ Church College, Oxford (who features heavily). Including approximately 9 images of the Oxford University Athletics Club 100 yard final, February 1921 (featuring Meyer); a group portrait, featuring Harold Abrahams, Meyer and others, of a false start at the Oxford vs Cambridge race at Queen's Club, West Kensington, 1922, and another of Abrahams winning the 100 yards sprint "by 1 1/2 yards in 10 1/10 against the breeze;" the Sussex 220 yards Championships; Meyer during Olympic training at White City stadium in anticipation of the Paris Olympics, 1924; a portrait of Joe Binks during starting practice and numerous images of the A.A.A. Championships at Stamford Bridge, 1926.
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