Typed on piece of paper glued to back - Coronation Baths. Opening Day of the Levin Coronation Public Swimming Baths in 1911. Joseph Scott first into the baths. Fully dressed with lace-up boots. [added with blue ballpoint pen]
The crowd watches the first swimmer enter the water during the opening of the Coronation Pool, Levin in 1911. While some swimmers have already entered the pool others are taking off their clothing. The caption at the bottom of the photograph reads “First in bath for Mayors Prize, winner J Scott”.
1 B&W photo print copy, mounted (with 2000.018.0246b)
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