Sunday, April 28, 2013

1908: Redondo, Champions in Southern California

The team of Redondo Champions of Southern California in 1908. Top row L-R: L.Hammel, Ed Lachmer, H.M.Hodge, A.W.Watson. Center: George Freeth Lower row: E.L. Lachmer, P.Rachmer, W.Barton, Al Christie. 
Source: Los Angeles Herald; Sunday, July 19, 1908

1910: YMCA, Champions in Southern California

The team of Young Men's Christian Asociation (YMCA) Champions of Southern California in 1910. Standing L-R: E.Peckham, C.K.Steele, J. Pumpheys, Marcus Lee, Ward William, Tom Howlett, H.Blades, Harrell Harrell. Seated L-R: W.M.Barker, E.B.Davison, E.Becker. 
Source: Los Angeles Herald; Wednesday July 20, 1910

1920's: Water Polo match in the river Douro, Portugal

Water Polo match in the river Douro, under the bridge Luis I, between the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, in the 1920's. 
Source: courtesy of Siscu Pereira 

1923: The winners of Dewsbury A. Swimming Club

The team of Dewsbury Amateur Swimming Club, winners of Wakefield and District Water Polo League in 1923. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

1923: Water Polo match in Blackpool.

Water Polo match in the Blackpool South Shore Open Air Baths in 1923.  In the backround we note the famous Blackpool Tower built in 1893, inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Source: public domain 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

1920: Finals of the French Championship in Mezin

Water Polo match during the finals of 1920 French Championship in Mezin a town of Lot-et-Garonne in Southwester France. The team "Les Enfants de Neptune de Tourcoing" won the title competing against the team of "Libellule de Paris". 
Source: private collection 

Saturday, April 6, 2013

1984, Los Angeles: The silver team of USA.

The US team silver medalist at Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games, coached by the legendary Monte Nitzkowski. The team: Craig Wilson, Kevin Robertson, Gary Figueroa, Peter Campbell, Doug Burke, Joseph Vargas, Jon Svendsen, John Siman, Andrew McDonald, Terry Schroeder, Jody Campbell, Timothy Shaw, Christopher Dorst. 
Source: Pepperdine University archives 

Friday, April 5, 2013

1932: A chromo trading card by Erdal Kwak, Germany

A chromo trading card adrvertising Erdal Kwak, Germany 1932.
Source: private collection 

Thursday, April 4, 2013

1920: The winners of Enfants de Neptune de Tourcoing

The team of "Enfants de Neptune de Tourcoing" winner of the Cup in France in 1920. 
Source: private collection

1910: The team of Montpellier, Champions of Languedoc

The team of Montpellier winner of the 1910 Languedoc Championship in France.
Source: private collection  

1919: Water Polo match in Nice, France

Water Polo match in the "promenade des Anglais" Nice, France in 1919. 
Source: private collection