Create new Board

Dora Ratjens

A British woman high-jumper has been given back a world mark she set in 1939 because a girl who set a better mark some months before has turned out to be a man. British housewife Mrs. Dorothy Tyler, 37, received word, July 23rd that the five-foot, five and three-eighths inches leap she made in May, 1939, has been put back on the books as a world record. Originally, her jump had been stricken from the world list because of a claim that Germany's Dora Ratjen had leaped a little higher at Amsterdam the previous September. Now it has been established that Ratjen, shown above in action in Vienna in September 1938, was actually a man known as Herman Ratjen. Ratjen was last reported working as a waiter in Hamburg. The women's world record for the high jump is currently held by American's Mildred McDaniel at five feet, nine and one-quarter inches.
Dora Ratjens : News Photo
Embed
{{textForToggleButton('515504624')}}
{{textForToggleButton('515504624')}}
{{boardName()}}
You have view only access under this Premium Access agreement. Contact your company to license this image.
{{selectAgreementHeader}}
{{selectedOption.friendlyName}}
All Royalty-Free licenses include global use rights, comprehensive protection, simple pricing with volume discounts available
Getty Images royalty-free includes:
  • Unlimited print runs and digital impressions
  • Comprehensive protection: no monetary limit on indemnification
How can I use this image?
Common uses include:
Newspapers and magazines (except for covers), editorial broadcasts, documentaries, non-commercial websites, blogs and social media posts illustrating matters of public interest
Can’t be used for:
Book or magazine covers, commercial, promotional, advertorial, endorsement, advertising, or merchandising purposes in any media (e.g. print, commercial broadcast, film, digital)
Standard editorial rights:
Anyone in your organization can use it an unlimited number of times for up to 15 years, worldwide, with uncapped indemnification
Subject to the Content License Agreement
Premium Access is in overage.
This account has reached the download cap, additional downloads subject to agreement overage terms.
{{assetSizeLabel(size)}}{{size.codec}}
{{size.pixels}} ({{size.localeUnits}})
{{size.dpi}} dpi
|
{{size.megapixels}}
{{size.pixels}}
|
{{size.frameRate}} fps
{{formatPrice(size.price)}}
{{formatPrice(size.discountPrice || size.price)}}
{{size.discountPrice || size.price}}
Market-freeze
Protect your creative work - we'll remove this image from our site for as long as you need it.
NEW
LEARN MORE
{{ assetSizeLabel(selectedSize)}} {{formatPrice(selectedSize.discountPrice || selectedSize.price)}}
{{::t('download_workflow.download_will_be_saved_to_dropbox')}}
{{::t('errors.messages.enter_required_info')}}
{{::t('errors.messages.enter_required_info')}}
{{::t('superstrip.pa_preview_message')}}

This video is part of our Analog Archive which means it isn’t stored on our website, accessing the content may take some time and may be subject to additional fees. Approvals and clearances are based on the intended use.
REQUEST PREVIEW
SAVE WITH AN ULTRAPACK
Mix and match royalty-free images, videos, and editorial with packs that never expire.*
{{getUltraSizeText()}}
{{ t('save_amount', { amount_saved: formatPrice(pack.amountYouSave) }) }}
{{ t('pack_count_lowercase', { total: pack.packCount }) }}
{{formatPrice(pack.price)}}
{{formatPrice(pack.pricePerImage)}}
per download
{{selectedUltraPack.price}}
{{selectedSize.currencyCode}}
{{t('compared_with_single_price', {price: formatPrice(selectedSize.price) }) }}
View all pricing options
*Packs never expire as long as you sign in at least once a year
Market-freeze
With Market-freeze, you can rest easy knowing we'll remove this image from our site for as long as you need it, with custom durations and total buyouts available.
To learn more, contact us or call to talk to a representative.
CALL 800 IMAGERY (800 462 4379)
LIMITED ROYALTY-FREE LICENSES
Can only be used for the specific purposes listed. All limited use licenses come in the largest size available.
SELECT A LICENSE
{{t('buy_card.limited_use_name_'+product.Usage.toLowerCase())}}
{{t('buy_card.limited_use_description_'+product.Usage.toLowerCase())}}
{{getDefaultSize().teeShirtSize || getDefaultSize().label}}
|
{{getDefaultSize().pixels}} ({{getDefaultSize().localeUnits}})
{{getDefaultSize().dpi}} dpi
|
{{getDefaultSize().megapixels}}
{{formatPrice(product.PrettyPrice)}}
Content marked “Editorial use only” may not be used for any commercial or promotional purposes.

DETAILS

Restrictions:
No commercial uses without permission. Contact your local office.
Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
515504624
Collection:
Bettmann
Date created:
November 27, 1938
License type:
Release info:
Not released. More information
Source:
Bettmann
Object name:
42-34738805.jpg
Max file size:
5595 x 3941 px (18.65 x 13.14 in) - 300 dpi - 9 MB