Stringing a tennis racket, Gamages, Oxford Street, London, 1936.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of a woman demonstrating a machine for stringing tennis rackets at Gamages department store, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 20 April, 1936. A popular London department store, Gamages was perhaps most famous for selling toy trains. 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.