Tuesday, March 15, 2011

1896: Ladies playing Water Polo in Ireland

A very interesting and unique photo retrieved from the British illustrated newspaper “The Graphic” of July, 25th, 1896 presenting Women playing Water Polo. The legend says: “Ladies playing Water Polo in the sea at Greystones, County Wicklow. - “Irish Mermaids at Sport” . The photo has been taken by Louis Medom.
Source: “The Graphic” July, 25th, 1896