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Burgess (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.

 

Burgess

 

1911 Sept. 19 (date created or published later by Bain)

 

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

 

Notes:

Title and date provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.

Photo shows William T. Burgess (1872-1957), who swam the English channel on Sept. 6, 1911. He was also known as Thomas William Burgess. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and 2009)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

 

Subjects:

Swimming

 

Format: Glass negatives.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09755

 

Call Number: LC-B2- 2294-8

  

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Taken sometime in 1911