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Victorian Portrait Gallery - 1890 Clothing
These strapping young men are photographed with sporting equipment of the era and you can see a wide range of clothing. From daily dress wear to the proper athletic attire of the gentlemen in the front row. Note the ubiquitous derby and four-in-hand ties. The third gentleman from the left shows the popular narrow lapel on his jacket and is fully buttoned so that only a small bit of his tie is visible. Others display the more loosely tied Full Windsor knot.
The 1887 Michigan Wolverines Football Team. The team compiled a 5–0 record and outscored its opponents by a combined score of 102 to 10. The 1887 season capped three consecutive undefeated seasons in which Michigan won its games by a combined three-season total of 258 to 10. The captain of the 1887 team was John L. Duffy.