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Lot 869

1936 Olympic Photo Album

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Important 1936 Olympic Photographic Album including iconic images of Jesse Owens & Luz Long, Archie Williams, Mack Robinson (BB legend Jackie Robinson's brother), C. C. Johnson, the University of Washington Crew Team (the NYT best selling book - The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics, 13 year old Marjorie Gestring (at the time, the youngest person to ever win an Olympic gold metal) and many more. Each photograph in this album is numbered and comes with a printed card identifying the events and individual(s). The album begins with a panoramic view of the Olympic stadium, 12 - photographs of the opening ceremony, and 204 photographs of the athletes and major events. A few photographs are loose and photograph #152 does not have the number printed in the photo frame. Album measures H 11-5/16, L 15-1/4", D of binding 1-1/2" Photograph # 53 of Jesse Owens and Luz Long measures H 2-3/4" x L 3-1/2". The panoramic measures H 3-1/2" x L 16-1/4" Most photographs in the album measure approximately 2-3/4" x 3-1/2" Please refer to link for hi res photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vpiezyksmhygtdc/AAA1e04Kkl0vySisLOmddIQMa?dl=0