Eton steeplechase, Berkshire, 15 February 1935
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of Eton schoolboys relaxing after competing in the annual cross-country steeplechase run, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 15 February, 1935. Eton College was founded in 1440 by Henry VI. According to college records, the first steeplechase was run in 1846. 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.