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Cecilia Colledge

(1920-2008), Figure skater; Olympian

(Magdalena) Cecilia Colledge

Sitter in 16 portraits
Colledge became the youngest-ever Olympic competitor when she participated in the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Olympics aged eleven, and was placed eighth. In 1936 she won a silver medal at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Olympic Games. By the late 1930s, she had held both the World and European Championship titles. During World War II, Colledge became a driver in the Mechanised Transport Corps, and afterwards became a professional skater and emigrated to America.

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Megan Taylor; Cecilia Colledge, by Unknown photographer, for  Wide World Photos - NPG x35703

Megan Taylor; Cecilia Colledge

by Unknown photographer, for Wide World Photos
bromide print, 15 February 1933
NPG x35703

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83659

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 25 February 1936
NPG x83659

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83660

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 25 February 1936
NPG x83660

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x31183

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 25 February 1936
NPG x31183

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x31184

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 25 February 1936
NPG x31184

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x31185

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 25 February 1936
NPG x31185

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x31186

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 25 February 1936
NPG x31186

Cecilia Colledge, by Madame Yevonde - NPG x45213

Cecilia Colledge

by Madame Yevonde
bromide print, late 1930s
NPG x45213

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34188

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938
NPG x34188

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34189

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938
NPG x34189

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34190

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938
NPG x34190

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34191

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938
NPG x34191

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34192

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938
NPG x34192

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34193

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938
NPG x34193

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x34189MP

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
modern print from half-plate film negative, 24 November 1938; printed 2018
NPG x34189MP

Cecilia Colledge, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83661

Cecilia Colledge

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 24 November 1938
NPG x83661

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