Research Collections
Date
1897 – 1897
Material
paper; wood; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
105.02.0050
Description
A black and white photograph of a baseball team dressed in striped socks, padded knickers, and shirts with “BMI” on the front. There is a young man in the centre at the back dressed in a U.S. Union Army military uniform. The team is grouped around a chest pad which reads "BMI 17 Rutgers 7 97" and …
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Title
Photographic Print
Date
1897 – 1897
Material
paper; wood; glass; metal
Dimensions
17.5 (image); 30.0 (frame) x 22.0 (image); 37.5 (frame) cm
Description
A black and white photograph of a baseball team dressed in striped socks, padded knickers, and shirts with “BMI” on the front. There is a young man in the centre at the back dressed in a U.S. Union Army military uniform. The team is grouped around a chest pad which reads "BMI 17 Rutgers 7 97" and they are standig in front of a high board fence with 'BMIAA' painted on it. The photograph is framed in a narrow oak frame with carved dot trim along the edge, a split wood backing, one screw eye and hanging wire, and scraps of brown backing paper are attached.
Subject
photography
education
Boston Military Institute
Rutgers University
athletics
sports, baseball
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0050
Images
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