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The Athletes: 1897

Circa 1897. "U.S.S. Oregon -- the athletes." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by Edward H. Hart, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
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Round Two: 1897

Arts / Photography : Shorpy Historic Photo Archive (4 years ago)

Aboard the warship U.S.S. Oregon circa 1897. "Second round." Our third look at this nighttime boxing match. 8x10 glass negative by E.H. Hart. View full size. Read Post

And Come Out Swinging: 1897

Arts / Photography : Shorpy Historic Photo Archive (4 years ago)

Aboard the U.S.S. Oregon circa 1897. "Shake hands." Note the tattoo art. Another look at the boxing match first glimpsed here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by Edward H. Hart for the Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Read Post

Chess Souvenir

Arts : Coxsoft Art News (4 years ago)

This gilt-bronze Souvenir Rook (1897) by Carlo and Arthur Giuliano was made to commemorate the historical chess match played between The House of Commons in London and The House of Representatives in Washington D.C. in 1897. The mat... Read Post


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