Two football players, Kentucky Institution for the Education of the Blind

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.45.4

Description: Black-and-white matte; two young male students in football uniforms for the Kentucky School for the Blind football team. One boy is significantly taller than the other and has his hand rested on the shorter boy's shoulder. The short boy's gaze is unfocused; the tall boy looks into the camera. The uniforms consist of canvas-like pants, vest with should pads, nose guard (hung from neck), and protective head gear.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: ca. 1906

Photographer: Not Identified

History/Provenance: Museum obtained a copy from the University of Louisville Photographic Archives, Special Collections. Copyrights and usage contact the University of Louisville Photographic Archives. The "eleven" football team was organized in 1905.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Blind children Schools for the blind and visually impaired Footballs