Thursday, December 18, 2008

1897: Water Polo Great Barrington, USA

Water Polo game ....invented by students of Sedgwick Institute, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA, in 1897. In the picture we see the players lined up riding their horse barrels on a beautiful mountain pond, Lake Buel, in the Berkshire Hills.
Source: Extract from Harper's magazine, New York, August 24, 1897.