Tug of War

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7ELB/A/8/044b
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/ELB/A/8/44/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 object

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a men playing tug of war, in a playing field with trees behind. There are seventeen men plus one who is only partially in the picture. Many of the men are wearing straw boater hats or flat caps. There are three flags on poles in the field, one of which appears to be a United States flag. Slightly out of focus, brownish in tone, pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed, warped in the centre where pasted to the page, black and white marking centre left. surface top right quarter. Production method: gelatin-silver print.

Related Material

With 7ELB/A/8/044a, this photograph seems to be of a sports day or fate.