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Harold Abrahams

(1899-1978), Sprinter; Olympian

Harold Maurice Abrahams

Sitter in 5 portraits
Won gold in the 100 metres sprint at the 1924 Paris Olympics. This is depicted in the Academy Award winning film Chariots of Fire (1981). He also won silver in the men's 4 x 100 metres relay at the same games. His older brother Sidney was also an Olympic athlete and competed in the 1912 Stockholm games.

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Harold Abrahams, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x91465

Harold Abrahams

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy negative, 1948 (1930s)
NPG x91465

Harold Abrahams, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x21178

Harold Abrahams

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1948 (1930s)
NPG x21178

Harold Abrahams, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x99350

Harold Abrahams

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1950
NPG x99350

Harold Abrahams, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x99351

Harold Abrahams

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1950
NPG x99351

Harold Maurice Abrahams, issued by Gallaher Ltd - NPG D48969

Harold Maurice Abrahams

issued by Gallaher Ltd
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1936
NPG D48969

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