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Maryland vs. Lehigh (Colorized): 1925

Maryland vs. Lehigh (Colorized): 1925

A colorized version of a picture of a lacrosse match between Maryland and Lehigh in 1925.

I could not find any information as to which team wore which uniforms or what the colors were back then so I took the modern colors for each school and assigned them as I saw fit.

Maryland currently has Red, White, Gold, and Black so I assigned those colors to the team with the dark jerseys. There is also a picture of a Maryland player from 1924 whose uniform closely matches this set.

Lehigh has Brown and White which I assigned to the team with the white shouldered jerseys. View full size.

 
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