Water Polo Rules. Boston Athletic Association.

Water Polo Rules.

Boston: c. 1888. Originally a European game, water polo was introduced to the U.S. by an English swim instructor, John Robinson in 1888, who organized a team at the Boston Athletic Association. This leaflet publishes 14 rules, with a goal that is 4 feet long and 12 inches wide, 18" above water line, a considerable difference to today's US water polo goal size of 10' wide, 3' above water level. Cream paper, black text, 5.25 x 8", two original folds. Very good condition. Item #24794


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