II-21493 | Harvard versus McGill football match, Montreal, QC, 1875

 
The most recent version of the Flash plugin must be installed
Get Flash Player
Creative Commons License
Photograph
Harvard versus McGill football match, Montreal, QC, 1875
William Notman (1826-1891)
1875, 19th century
Silver salts on glass - Wet collodion process, composite photograph
20 x 25 cm
Purchase from Associated Screen News Ltd.
II-21493
© McCord Museum
Description
Keywords:  Art (2774) , composite (312) , Photograph (77678)
Select Image (Your image selection is empty)

Visitors' comments

Add a comment

Keys to History

Harvard and McGill continued to compete for several years until their two sets of rules diverged too widely, eventually giving rise to the modern games of American and Canadian football. The game depicted here was played on the Montreal Cricket Club grounds on November 12, 1875.