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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Dorothy Burns

1998.0017.0017

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Dimensions

W 92mm x H 162mm x D 1mm

Material

Physical Description

Black and white photograph of Dorothy Burns poised to dive from the edge of the pool. Her swimming trunks have been coloured in with blue ink. "Miss Dorothy Burns Los Angeles A.C. an all round swimmer of championship ability (holds 220 yard open water record for women at 3M3S" is written on the reverse.

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