AMERICAN FOOTBALL AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE: - CHARGING A PASSAGE FOR THE MAN WITH THE BALL .Between eight and ten thousand spectators assembled last week at the Crystal Palace to witness a game of American football between the crews of the battleships Idaho and Vermont, dressed in their full war-paint of quilted knickerbockers and shirts and padded caps, ear-guards and nose-guards. North American football has the reputation of being more dangerous than the South America revolution! - on the very day this game took place a boy was killed in a match at Winsted, Connecticut - but, happlily, the Crystal Palace match passed off without a mishap, the Idaho team winning by 19 points to nil. American football is more like Rugby than Association footb

Ernest Prater.

Published by The Graphic 1910, 1910
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Hand coloured engraving, 30 x 24 cm. Drawn by Ernest Prater. Bookseller Inventory # 24683

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Publisher: The Graphic 1910

Publication Date: 1910

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