Masseurs Jackson Connel and Jim Meek treating athlete Dave Batten, 1950 British Empire Games, Auckland

Masseurs Jackson Connel and Jim Meek treating athlete Dave Batten, 1950 British Empire Games, Auckland
Date
Feb 1950
Ref
114/124/32-F
Description

Masseurs Jackson Connel of Dunedin and Jim Meek of Rotorua treating 1950 British Empire Games athlete Dave Batten. Shows Batten lying on a bunk bed in a cabin at the 1950 British Empire Games village at Ardmore, having his back massaged. Photograph taken circa 1 February 1950 by an Evening Post photographer.

Caption - Tired muscles rarely fail to respond to the educated fingers of Jackson Connel (Dunedin) and Jim Meek (Rotorua) who have been giving massage service of something like 12 hours daily to athletes at Ardmore. The athlete is David Batten, national furlong and 1/4-mile champion.

Publication note - Evening Post, 1 February 1950

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative

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Part of
Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper / Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negatives, Film negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Masseurs Jackson Connel and Jim Meek treating athlete Dave Batten, 1950 British Empire Games, Auckland. Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: 114/124/32-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22441331

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