Young gymnast performing for a competition

Made:
1937-11-26 in United Kingdom
maker:
Saidman
and
Saidman
and
Young gymnast performing for a competition
      A photograph of 12 year old gymnast Barbara Kempson, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 26 November

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Young gymnast performing for a competition A photograph of 12 year old gymnast Barbara Kempson, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 26 November
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A photograph of 12 year old gymnast Barbara Kempson, taken in November 1937 by Saidman for the Daily Herald.

Barbara is taking part in the final heats of a musical comedy competition. Held at the Conway Hall in Bloomsbury, London, the competition raised funds for the Sunshine Home for Blind Babies.

Two Saidman brothers, Reuben and Barnet, worked as staff photographers for the Daily Herald. Their photographs are simply stamped 'Saidman' on the reverse, making it difficult to tell which of the brothers took the photograph.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/F06665
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford