Two people crouching in a fountain, 1937.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of two people crouching in a fountain at Finchley Swimming Pool, London, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 6 August, 1937. 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.