Original print of photo finish of the men's 200m final, Mexico City Olympic Games, 1968

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1968
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph. Photograph depicts the end of a running race, showing the position of four runners as the race ended. Reverse of photograph is signed by the medallists from the race - Tommie Smith, Peter Norman and John Carlos, and includes personalised messages from Tommy Smith and Peter Norman. Peter Norman's signature is partially obscured by that of John Carlos. The words 'SMITH/NORMAN/CARLOS' are handwritten in red pen at top left hand corner of reverse. Stamped text on reverse reads 'FINAL M 200 Dash/16 OCT. 1968'. The word 'RADIOPRINT' is repeatedly printed in light blue lettering on reverse of photograph.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 179 W: 239mm (H: 7 1/16 W: 9 7/16")
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Date Used
1968
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
2014.5
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Michael Bodey

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