Photograph of Fanny Blankers-Koen winning 100m semi-final, 1948 Olympic Games

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph of Fanny Blankers- Koen crossing the finish line of a race in first place, just touching the tape. She wears a white top with the number 692, darker shorts, and dark shoes. Shirley Strickland is coming second, wearing the number 668. The competitors are running to the right, diagonally down. A purple THE TIMES stamp is on the reverse, along with 100M SEMIFINAL handwritten in pencil.
Measurements
H: 112 W: 160mm (H: 4 7/16 W: 6 5/16")
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Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.300
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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