Underwater ~ Press Photo

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    Press Photograph (1940)
    Swimming through a Hoop
    2 March 1940
    Vintage Silver Gelatin Print
    7 x 9 ins / 18 x 23 cms
    Press caption label, 'Baltimore Sun', 'Underwater Photography' and date stamps


    Additional Information

    Label to reverse reads: 'Underwater Sequence Through the Eye of the Camera / wellesley, Mass.- A progressive series of three pictures are shown of a Wellesley College student swimming through a hoop fixed six feet beneath the surface of the school pool. The pictures, taken in sequence, were made from the underwater viewing window used by swimming instructors to check progress of the girl swimmers. In the above photograph the swimmer is seen approaching the hoop with air bubbles rising to the surface at the point where she entered the water from a low dive. See next photo in sequence. o-3/2/40 (s) / For Release Saturday, March 9

    Wide World Photos: Please Watch Credit / B-13444 Mian caption for B-13444 to B-13446 inclusive