1932 Summer Olympics, photo of men's eight final

$10.00 CAD

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German photo, titled on back:

Album Nr.6: “Olympia 1932”
                Bild Nr. 137
Der spannende Schlußkampf der Achter in Long Beach:
'U.S.A., 2. Italien, 3. Kanada,4. England'

Album No. 6 ”1932 Olympics”
                 Photo No. 137
'The exciting final battle of eight in Long Beach
1st. USA, 2nd. Italy, 3rd Canada, 4th England'

One of a series of cigarette card photos.

Good-Nice condition. Paper crinkled along top and bottom borders.

12 x 8 cm.


The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was a major worldwide multi-athletic event which was celebrated in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. No other cities made a bid to host these Olympics. Held during the worldwide Great Depression, many nations and athletes were unable to pay for the trip to Los Angeles. Fewer than half the participants of the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam returned to compete in 1932. Even U.S. President Herbert Hoover skipped the event.