Tuesday, July 15, 2008

1886: Water Polo – Scotch style

Engraving by S.T.Dadd presenting the Scotch style goalposts according the Glasgow Organization rules of 1886 (Goal post to be 7 feet wide, 6 feet high from the surface of the water, and fixed 2 feet 6 inches from end of pond). The drawing appears in the 1893 book of Archibald Sinclair and William Henry.
Swimming as an art by A.Sinclair and W.Henry (Badminton Library, 1893)