From the mid 1800's to the turn of the century, extremely popular illustrated newspapers such as Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated, and Illustrated American pictured the news and sporting events of the times. Special artist-correspondents and photographers were present at the event to accurately document the scene as it was making history. Within a week after the event these photographs were in the public's hands. These illustrated newspapers brought this sensational game from the East coast to the rest of the country.
Below are just a handful of photographs we have in our archive. A special attention was obviously placed on photos containing Frank Hinkey and his Yale teammates.
November 21, 1891 - Harper's Weekly
December 10, 1892 - The Illustrated American
Fall 1893 - New York Recorder
November 23, 1893 - Frank Leslie's
November 25, 1893 - Harper's Weekly
November 30, 1893 - Frank Leslie's
December 16, 1893 - The Illustrated American
November 29, 1894 - Leslie's Weekly
December 1, 1894 - Illustrated American