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Photographs529 of 2873EDWARD S. CURTIS  PHOTO BOOK 1972CDV of child with China Head doll
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Posted 11 months ago

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scottvez
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This is a young man from the early era of football when it wasn't that unusual for players to DIE on the field.

The image dates from about 1895- 1910-- maybe something in the uniform can narrow that time period down?

The young man appears to have had a very rough game. His jersey has numerous tears and holes. It looks as though one of his sewn in shoulder pads was partially torn off.

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    Thanks for looking amber and vetraio.

    scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    Thanks for looking ron.

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 11 months ago
    Thanks tom!

    scott
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 10 months ago
    The guy that ripped his shoulder pad half off was actually going for the player's eye! :-)
  5. scottvez scottvez, 10 months ago
    Thanks for looking and providing the links, david. I think that the sewn on shoulder pads would put it past 1900.

    scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 10 months ago
    Thanks gargoyle and official.

    scott

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