Woman at a swimming baths, 1934.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a young woman sitting on a wall at Farnboro outdoor swimming pool, taken by James Jarche for the Daily Herald newspaper on 9 July, 1934. Outdoor swimming pools became popularly known as 'lidos' in the 1930s - and proved to be very popular during the first half of the 20th century in Britain. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.