Image of the week: 16 - 22 September

16 September 2019

Four more days to count down for rugby fans!

  • Image of the week 16 September 2019

    Canterbury College Football Club, First Fifteen, 1912, University of Canterbury research photograph collection (MB1448, Ref 4376). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

The first New Zealand representative rugby team to travel to the northern hemisphere was in 1888 but was relatively unknown. However, the touring group in 1905/06 was known as the “Originals” and the team won 34 out of the 35 matches

Above is the Canterbury College Football Club, First Fifteen.

See more about this photograph, and explore our arhives and art collections in our catalogue, Kā Kohika.

 

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