Photograph showing new photo-finish equipment used by the Swiss Olympic team.

Made:
1948 in Wengen
maker:
Keystone Camera Company

Photograph showing new photo-finish equipment used by the Swiss Olympic team, 1948.

The Omega timer was a crucial part of the phot-finish, recording the times that the competitors crossed the finish line as well as who finished in front.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19763
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Daily Herald Archive at the National Media Museum