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FREDERIC REMINGTON AT YALE
Samuel Hopkins Adams
September 22, 1958
Although his name is synonymous with the West, Frederic Remington was an Easterner by birth and a product of the Yale School of Fine Arts. At Yale he played end on the 1879 football team and won laurels as a heavyweight boxer. He headed West at the end of his sophomore year and for several years rode the trail with cowboys and trappers. His vigorous illustrations of the Old West, noted for their accuracy and swift action, brought him lasting fame. In 1888 and 1893 Remington returned to his old haunts in New Haven to make the football sketches on these pages.
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September 22, 1958

Frederic Remington At Yale

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Although his name is synonymous with the West, Frederic Remington was an Easterner by birth and a product of the Yale School of Fine Arts. At Yale he played end on the 1879 football team and won laurels as a heavyweight boxer. He headed West at the end of his sophomore year and for several years rode the trail with cowboys and trappers. His vigorous illustrations of the Old West, noted for their accuracy and swift action, brought him lasting fame. In 1888 and 1893 Remington returned to his old haunts in New Haven to make the football sketches on these pages.

REMINGTON (FIRST ROW, RIGHT) WITH TEAM LED BY WALTER CAMP (WITH BALL)

'88 TACKLES WERE ABOVE THE KNEE...

BALL WAS ROUNDER THAN TODAY'S...

AND ELIS WORE RAKISH TURTLE-NECKS

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