Jack Lovelock after his victory in the `mile of the century' - Photograph taken by the Associated Press
- 15 Jun 1935
- Associated Press
- Photograph of the New Zealand runner Jack Lovelock surrounded by wellwishers after his victory over rivals Glen Cunningham and Bill Bonthron in the `mile of the century' at the Princeton Invitational meeting, New York, 15 June 1935. Photograph taken by the Associated Press. Inscriptions: Verso - top centre - Jack Lovelock; Verso - bottom right - 4 1/2 x 5 3/4; Verso - bottom left - P 31.7.35 [Publication mark]; Verso - centre - Note to Editors: Jun 25 1935 / Under each reproduction of this picture must / be carried the following credit: / "ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO" / [Illegible] must not be syndicated, rented or / loaned nor used for advertising purposes. / The Associated Press [Ink stamp] In his scrapbook recording this race Lovelock said that after it `he was mobbed by "kind" but thoughtless enthusiasts, hundreds of whom appeared to want to slap me, none too gently, on any portion of my anatomy they could lay a finger on. It was really serious for they crowded round so closely that they were almost crushing and suffocating me' (Jack Lovelock papers. MSX-2254. Manuscripts and Archives Collection). Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 21.3 x 16.6 cm
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- 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Negatives, Silver gelatin print 21.3 x 16.6 cm, Orientation: Vertical image
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