Eton steeplechase

Made:
1938-10-28 in United Kingdom
maker:
George W Roper
and
George W Roper
and

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Eton steeplechase A photograph of Eton scoolboys competing in the annual steeplechase run
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A photograph of Eton schoolboys competing in the annual steeplechase run, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on 20 October, 1938.

A photograph of Eton schoolboys competing in an annual steeplechase run, taken in October 1938 by George W Roper for the Daily Herald.

The first steeplechase at Eton College was run in 1846. Eton College was founded in 1440 by Henry VI. According to college records, the first steeplechase was run in 1846.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/G04953
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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