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Image of swimmers taking the plunge at the Christmas Day Swim on Christmas morning 1955, at Jersey Swimming Club Pool, Havre des Pas. The water temperature was 51 degrees Fahrenheit and there was really warm sunshine. Ronnie Ching with hat, overcoat and pipe can also be seen in the image [see JWP 31/12/1955 p 5]. Negative number JSC 53 from the Jersey Swimming Club (JSC) Subject Boxes of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative was scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference

L/A/75/A1/JSC/53

Date

December 25th 1955 - December 31st 1955

Names

Jersey Weekly Post
Jersey Swimming Club
Havre des Pas Bathing Pool
Ching, Ronnie

Keywords

glass plate negatives | online sports | Swimming | swimmers | Christmas Day | Havre des Pas Bathing Pool | temperature | swimming clubs | events | Water | sunshine | members | Group portraits | sunshine

Dimensions

1 Negative

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Closed for preservation. Please view digital image online.

Closed until

2100

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