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For me, the most important photograph of women's participation at the Olympic Games: the 1912 British women’s 4 x 100 m relay gold medallists.

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1 For me, the most important photograph of women's participation at the Olympic Games: the 1912 British women’s 4 x 100 m relay gold medallists

2 Bella Moore Jennie Fletcher (Clara Jarvis?) Annie Speirs Irene Steer

3 Mrs Henry Hyslop died at her home at Teeswater, Ontario, on Wednesday at the age of 77. As Jennie Fletcher, she competed in the Olympic Games in Stockholm in 1912 and won a bronze medal for the 100-metre free style (sic) event and a gold medal as a member of the British women's winning relay team. Born in Leicester, she began her swimming career at the age of 11 and was British woman's (sic) champion from 1906 to She went to Canada with her husband in 1919

4 Sontag - all photographs are imaginations ‘imperfect witness’ to events with partial and contested meanings Barthes ‘punctum’ innocuous details which grab viewers’ attention-feet These highly visible women have been invisible as individuals in British Olympic sports history


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