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    Olympic swimmers

    [1912] (date created or published later by Bain)

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

    Notes:
    Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
    Photo related to the 5th Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
    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.10782

    Call Number: LC-B2- 2441-4

    C_Elena, fambai, hgcollagesheets, and 16 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Harry Angstrom 85 months ago | reply

      The 1912 summer Olympics were held in Stockholm:
      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1912_Summer_Olympics

      Here are the 1912 swimming medalists, including some Americans:
      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swimming_at_the_1912_Summer_Olympics

    2. MeraM 84 months ago | reply

      They look more like wrestlers than swimmers compared to today's standards. Note the well placed star on the swim trunks.

    3. onetalentdog 71 months ago | reply

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    4. onetalentdog 71 months ago | reply

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