Winning hammer throw tea towel
100% cotton 48 x 68 cm tea towel featuring photograph of A.J. Stuart, Glenlivet, Making His Winning Hammer Throw, from The MacKinnon Collection part of the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland Collection.
This photograph from the 1930s shows a hammer throw from the Edinburgh Highland Gathering. Some well-known heavy-weight athletes took part in the Edinburgh Highland Gathering, held at Saughtonhall Park, Gorgie, Edinburgh to-day. 1. Here A.J. Stuart, Glenlivet, making his winning hammer throw of 98 feet 9 1/2 inches.
This image has been acquired jointly with the National Library of Scotland with assistance from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Scottish Government and the Art Fund.