London Olympics 1908
top: A racing clerk assists the Italian runner Dorando Pietri across the finish line in the marathon, at the White City stadium. Pietri was first past the post after taking a wrong turning and receiving medical attention for a fall. Although disqualified, he received a gold cup for his efforts from Queen Alexandra
bottom left: W. Bean, Captain MacDonnell and Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon of the British fencing team pose with dueling pistols.
bottom right: A Danish gymnast demonstrates the high jump