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Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989:Somewhere in the Southern Alps would seem ideal [for a High Altitude Camp]. 1967.

Reference Number: A-349-034

The cartoon shows three ways in which athletes could be conditioned for the high altitude conditions of Mexico City where the 1968 Olympic Games were to be held by training in the Southern Alps. Leaping across a chasm would have an automatic eliminating efffect for the long jump if the athlete could not make it; a runner is sped up by being chased by an angry mountain goat and a tourist outside the Hermitage Hotel has been knocked out by a shot put.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Mexico) Olympic Games (19th ; 1968 ; Mexico City, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, Southern Alps, Track and field athletes, Training and Olympics.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 and Lonsdale, Neil 1907-1989:Ten cartoons by Lodge and one by Lonsdale on the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City., Reference Number A-349-026/036 (5 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Black ink, letratone, newspaper cutting and pencil 441 x 330 mm. Single art work

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