Helsinki Olympics 1952, Jamaica's Team

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Title

Helsinki Olympics 1952, Jamaica's Team

Description

The image shows the opening cermony of the Olympic Games held in Helsinki, Finland in 1952. The photgraph shows the stadium packed with spectators while the flag bearers and their representatives whose countries will be participating pass by. The British flag is being carried by a Jamaican athlete. Another Jamaican athlete is seen walking behind him.

Subject

Olympics; Olympic Games (15: 1952: Helsinki, Finland); Athletes - Jamaica

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0001994

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Helsinki Olympics 1952, Jamaica's Team,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed November 26, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/590.