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Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Ice Hockey

Olympics / 1932 / Ice Hockey
Ice hockey: Canada beating USA 2-1 at Lake Placid

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell

Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell
End of the 400 metres final at the 1924 Paris Olympics, showing Scot, Eric Liddell, crossing the finish line first. Liddell was made famous in the film, Chariots of Fire. Date: 1924

Background imageOlympics Collection: Harold Abrahams wins 100m - 1924 Olympics

Harold Abrahams wins 100m - 1924 Olympics
Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (18991978) - a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was champion in the 100 metres sprint at the 1924 Olympics in Paris (July 7th)

Background imageOlympics Collection: Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump

Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump
Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens (1913-1980) in the Long Jump, producing his gold medal-winning leap of 26 ft 5 in (one of four golds he won at this games). Date: 1936

Background imageOlympics Collection: OLYMPICS / 1948 / 10, 000 MET

OLYMPICS / 1948 / 10, 000 MET
Emil Zatopek (Czech) sets the 10, 000 metre record

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Fencing

Olympics / 1932 / Fencing
Fencing: Piller (Hungary) defeats Gaudini (Italy) in sabres

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1912 / Pole Vault

Olympics / 1912 / Pole Vault
Pole Vault: MS Wright, USA

Background imageOlympics Collection: Eric Liddell celebrating his Olympic win at Edinburgh Univer

Eric Liddell celebrating his Olympic win at Edinburgh Univer
Eric Liddell, the 400m gold medallist at the 1924 Paris Olympic Games, crowned and chaired at Edinburgh University where he had studied science

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1924 / Chamonix

Olympics / 1924 / Chamonix
Winter games at Chamonix: ski jumping, ice hockey and skating

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Hindenburg

Olympics / 1936 / Hindenburg
The Hindenburg flies over the opening ceremony. Date: 1936

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens

Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens
JESSE OWENS Jesse Owens breaks the 100 metre record

Background imageOlympics Collection: Riding, 1936 Olympics

Riding, 1936 Olympics
Czech postcard, probably sold to raise funds for the Czech equestrian team in the Olympics

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens

Olympics / 1936 / Jesseowens
JESSE OWENS Jesse Owens breaks the 200 metre record

Background imageOlympics Collection: Italian victory in Berlin Winter Olympics

Italian victory in Berlin Winter Olympics
An Italian victory in the ski team event in the Winter Olympics at Garmisch, Germany

Background imageOlympics Collection: Fanny Blankers-Koen hurdling, 1948 London Olympics

Fanny Blankers-Koen hurdling, 1948 London Olympics
Fanny Blankers-Koen, a Dutch housewife, taking the victory in the 80 metres hurdles and setting a new Olympic record. Maureen Gardner of Britain took the silver

Background imageOlympics Collection: Ancient Olympics

Ancient Olympics
In the earliest times, a simple foot-race was the only event in the Ancient Olympics

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Bobsleigh

Olympics / 1932 / Bobsleigh
German two-man bobsleigh team at Lake Placid

Background imageOlympics Collection: OLYMPICS / 1948 / 400 METRE

OLYMPICS / 1948 / 400 METRE
Arthur Wint (Jamaica) sets the 400 metre record

Background imageOlympics Collection: Football Spectators

Football Spectators
At the Olympics 1924 : these two ladies may be passionate about le foot, but they also want you to notice their dresses by Jeanne Lanvin and Doeuillet. Olympic Games

Background imageOlympics Collection: Riefenstahl / Olympics 2

Riefenstahl / Olympics 2
OLYMPISCHESPIELE Leni Riefenstahl directs cameraman Walter Frentz during the filming of the Berlin Olympics, arguably the finest film of sport ever made

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Bobsleigh

Olympics / 1932 / Bobsleigh
Champion American bobsleigh team, nicknamed the Red Devils

Background imageOlympics Collection: Frank Wykoff at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic stadium

Frank Wykoff at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic stadium
Frank Clifford Wyckoff (1909 1980) was an American athlete and triple gold medal winner in 4x100 m relay at the Olympic Games in 1924, 1928 and 1932

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Hockey

Olympics / 1932 / Hockey
Hockey: India beats USA by 24 to 1

Background imageOlympics Collection: 1908 Olympic Ice Skaters

1908 Olympic Ice Skaters
A montage of competitors who took part in the figure skating events at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. The event was held at the Princes Skating Club in Knightsbridge

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1912 / Tennis X4

Olympics / 1912 / Tennis X4
Tennis: mixed doubles final with Hannam and Dixon v. Aitchison and Roper-Barrett

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1912 / Fencing

Olympics / 1912 / Fencing
Fencing final between Belgium (Anspach) and Great Britain (Seligman)

Background imageOlympics Collection: Poet and discus thrower, Mlle. H. Konopacka

Poet and discus thrower, Mlle. H. Konopacka
Halina Konopacka (1900 - 1989), famous athlete and the first Polish Olympic Champion (1928, Amsterdam). She took part in the Olympic Games in Amsterdam, where she won a gold medal in discus throw

Background imageOlympics Collection: Charlotte Dod

Charlotte Dod
Lottie Dod (1871-1960) sportswoman, tennis player and five times Wimbledon champion. Excelled in golf, hockey and archery as well as tennis

Background imageOlympics Collection: G Jefferson fails at pole vault, 1932 Olympics

G Jefferson fails at pole vault, 1932 Olympics
A falling American pole-vaulter grips the cross bar as he makes his descent at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games, failing to make a height of 13 feet 9 inches. Date: 1932

Background imageOlympics Collection: 1912 Stockholm Olympics

1912 Stockholm Olympics
Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, 1912.Ben and Platt Adams 3rd and 2nd in standing broad jump Date: 1912

Background imageOlympics Collection: Discus Throwing - Olympics, London 1908

Discus Throwing - Olympics, London 1908
Classic Games at Shepherds Bush - Four positions in throwing the discus. Series of four photographs showing the positions adopted while throwing the discus

Background imageOlympics Collection: Helsinki Olympics - Gymnasts

Helsinki Olympics - Gymnasts
Three female gymnasts used as the subject for a promotional card for the Helsinki Olympic Games of 1952. Date: 1952

Background imageOlympics Collection: Herne Hill Arena, 1948 London Olympic Games

Herne Hill Arena, 1948 London Olympic Games
Track cycling events were held in Herne Hill Arena in South London for the XIVth Olympiad. Olympic cycling comprised of road racing and track cycling

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Decathlon

Olympics / 1932 / Decathlon
Decathlon: Wilson Charles (USA) placed 4th

Background imageOlympics Collection: Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 - 14 January 1978

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 - 14 January 1978), British athlete of Jewish origin, educated at Repton and Caius College, Cambridge

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1908 / Marathon

Olympics / 1908 / Marathon
THE MARATHON Dorando Pietri passing through Wembley. He finished first but was disqualified because he was helped at the finish. He was awarded a special cup

Background imageOlympics Collection: V. O. Gyarmati, long jump, 1948 London Olympics

V. O. Gyarmati, long jump, 1948 London Olympics
Hungarian athlete Gyarmati won the long jump event at the 1948 London Olympics. Date: 1948

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1912 / Football

Olympics / 1912 / Football
Football final between England and Denmark

Background imageOlympics Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Hammer

Olympics / 1932 / Hammer
Hammer: O Callaghan (Eire) wins with a throw of 53.92 metres

Background imageOlympics Collection: Tragedy of the Marathon Race... London Olympics 1908

Tragedy of the Marathon Race... London Olympics 1908
Front cover from The Graphic. Dorando Pietri of Italy collapsed after entering the stadium ahead of the pack during the 1908 London Olympics

Background imageOlympics Collection: OLYMPICS / 1912 / 200M FINAL

OLYMPICS / 1912 / 200M FINAL
200 metre final: 1st - Craig, USA 2nd - Lippincott, USA 3rd - Applegarth, UK

Background imageOlympics Collection: Edgar & Madge Syers in Olympics Games, ice skating 1908

Edgar & Madge Syers in Olympics Games, ice skating 1908
Edgar Syers dancing with his wife Madge Syers in the Olympic Games of 1908, winning the bronze medal at the Princes Skating Club, Knightsbridge, London. Date: October 1908

Background imageOlympics Collection: Walter Winans

Walter Winans
A sculpture portrait of Walter W. Winans, an American marksman, horse breeder, sculptor and painter. He participated in the 1908 and 1912 olympics, winning a gold and silver medal for shooting

Background imageOlympics Collection: RMS Olympic, funeral of Commander William Marshall

RMS Olympic, funeral of Commander William Marshall
RMS. Olympic - Commander William Marshall related telegrams dated 29 May and 30 May 1930. The first relating to his funeral wreaths from the RMS Olympic's Social Club

Background imageOlympics Collection: White Star Line, RMS Olympic - four postcards

White Star Line, RMS Olympic - four postcards, including a Rapp real photo of Olympic after collision with HMS Hawke, and a Walton colour card of launch

Background imageOlympics Collection: RMS Olympic - document regarding blades

RMS Olympic - document regarding blades
RMS Olympic - Harland & Wolff document relating to the brazing of turbine blades and the chipping and dressing of propeller blades, dated 6 February 1913. Date: 1913

Background imageOlympics Collection: Berlin Olympic Stadium Model

Berlin Olympic Stadium Model
A model of the planned stadium for the Berlin Olympics in 1936, including the swimming pool at the far end. Date: 1933

Background imageOlympics Collection: Poster, St Moritz, Switzerland, Winter Olympics

Poster, St Moritz, Switzerland, Winter Olympics 1940 - woman in sleigh. Initially issued in 1938 to advertise the 1940 Winter Olympics, which were cancelled due to the outbreak of WW2. Date: 1938



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