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Diving at the Valley Baths, Brisbane, Queensland, 1938

Photographer: Unidentified.

 

Location: Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; -27.454132, 153.036729.

 

Description: An action shot of a young man diving from a tower at the Valley swimming pool. Other young men in swimming costumes are waiting in turn on the tower and on a lower diving board. The Baths are in Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, and are still widely used by the Brisbane community today.

 

View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/210527

 

Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: www.slq.qld.gov.au/resources/picture-queensland

 

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Taken sometime in 1938