Spanish Ball Game



Spanish Ball Game

Taken in the City of Mexico, and represents the Spanish game of La Pelota, or ball game. It is somewhat similar to the American game of hand-ball, except that the players use scoops, instead of their bare hands. Exciting and full of activity.

EDI 1898-03


1 Edison (MU 454)  
2 James White, Frederick Blechynden
Mr. James White and his able assistant, Mr. Fred W. Blechynder, left this city last night for an extended trip over the Central system. These gentlemen are representing the Edison Electrical Company, of Orange, N.J., and are taking views of characteristic Mexico, for reproduction in the company's kinetescopes, which will be exhibited in the United States.
The Two Republics, Mexico, December 1, 1897, p. 8.
3 12/1897 50 ft
4 Mexique, Mexico