Edwin Pope Olympic Photo Collection (82)
The best of the Edwin Pope lots, these were used in the publishing of his books. There are Official Olympic Committee photos, wire photos and more. Summer: Ranging 1920s-60s, the quality is amazing: Tommie Smith & Juan Carlos on the podium, Beamon breaks record and defies Committee on podium (4), 1968 “Black Power” gesture by 1600m relay team (3), Fosbury Flop (2), Keino beats Ryun, Rafer Johnson including carrying U.S. flag at Opening Ceremonies (2), Wilma Rudolph gold, Bob Mathias (3), Zatopeck wins, Paavo Nurmi, Kohlemainen winning 5000m, Fanny Blankers, Jesse Owns (2), Weismuller swimming, and two amazing 1936 images by Leni Reifenstahl including Jesse Owens (9x12”). Winter: Wonderful group of 18 Winter Olympics photos (Fleming, Killy). About 25% of the lot were printed in the 40s and are not listed here (includes Weismuller and the Duke). EX.
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