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Jacksonville Beach - James Corbett in training for Boxing Match. "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion training for event with Charley Mitchell, arranged by the Duval Athletic Club. Also shown are vignettes of his cottage, his wife, and Henry Mitchell, Governor of Florida during that time. 1894 Hand colored half-tone engraving.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $50

1916 Physical Exercises for Women. Four photos on one page, showing various exercises to tone up the female form. Published in 1916 as an illustration to a book. Text beneath the images describes how each exercise is done. 7x10 in. $20

1913 Fitness Article: Women Lack Grace. This article is actually a full page ad from the May 1913 issue of Sunset magazine, for a book titled "The Body Beautiful." The book was written by "Miss Kellermann," who is described by the article's author as the Perfect Woman. The author of the article states that modern women do not get proper exercise, and are therefore either too corpulent or too angular. Following the instructions in Miss Kellermann's book will enable all women to attain physical perfection. 7x10 in. $20

1875 Physical Fitness: Fencing, Wrestling. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Athletic Games at Gilmore's Garden, New York." Shows views of men involved in various athletic activities, including fencing, wrestling, weight lifting and bicycle racing.
 11x16 in. $60
Black & White: $40

1892 Wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Weekly showing boxing scenes.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $30

1914 Half-tone images with article about The New Status of Professional Boxing featured in
The Graphic.
16 x 11-1/2 in. $30

1860 Early bare knuckle boxing hand colored engraving featured in a German issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $90

1919 Half-tones of the Big Bill Legislation and the Bantam Citizen showing eight rounds with political knockout names.
11 x 9 in. $40

1890 Hand colored wood engraving featured in The Graphic titled, "Sports in Japan -- A Wrestling Match."
11-1/2 x 8 in. $30

Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving with text surrounding it titled, "Sparring."
16 x 11 in. $40

1887 Wood engraving showing a bully standing over his victim with image caption, "'Any More?' Cried the Bantam."
11 x 7-1/2 in. $30

1870 Harper's Weekly wood engraving showing two men in a wrestling competition.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $30

1891 Rare Manhattan Athletic Club hand colored wood engraving titled, "New York -- Grand Carnival of Sports of Manhattan AThletic Club, At Manhattan Field, September 19, 1891." Featured in Once A Week.
22 x 16 in. $80

204phys: 1892 Men Curling at St. Paul, Minnesota. Hand colored engraved image from Harper's Weekly titled, "Curling at St. Paul, Minnesota," drawn by T. De Thulstrup. Shows a group of men curling on ice in St. Paul, Minnesota. 22 X 16in. $50

205phys: 1860 Men Boxing in a Ring. Hand colored engraved image from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly in German. Shows two men boxing in a ring. 11 X 16in. $40

207phys: 1909 An Intercollegiate Race on the Hudson at Ploughkeepsie. Lithograph by Hibberd-VB-Kling, published in Leslie's Weekly Magazine Number on June 24, 1909, Copyright 1909 By Judge Company, New York. Scene depicts several men rowing in a race on the Hudson in the foreground with other boats and bridge in background.Check our Rowing & Sculling page for more images like we have here. 11x16in. $40

Harper's Weekly
Intercollegiate Athletics
NY Athletic Club athletes compete in Hurdle, Long Jump, Hammer, and Putting the Shot Wood Engraving
16" x 11"

Harper's Weekly
Record Athletes
Pictoral vignette of athletes- Sweeney, Conneff, Owen, Reber, Puffer, Gray, Luce, Jewett, Mitchell and Dohm
16" x 11"

Harper's Weekly 1892
Events of Intercollegiate Championship Programme
Photogravure of college stars, incl. Collis, Finlay, Cook, Harding, Elcock, Welch, Carr, Vredenburgh, Turner, Fearing, Davis, Shead, Bloss
16" x 11"

Harper's Weekly 1897
English and American Contestants at the Annual Championship Games, Manhattan Athletic Club
Contestants include Lange,Lambrecht, Page, Clarke, Wood, Ray, White, Mitchell, Youngs, Copland
16" x 11"

Harper's Weekly 1899
The Athletes Who Will Win Points At The Intercollegiate Track Championship, Manhattan Field
Includes athletes from Harvard and Yale- Burke, Spitzer, Adams, Grant, Jarvis, Kraenzlein, Baxter, Long, Boardman, Blount, Fisher, Tewkesbury, Cregan and McCracken
16" x 11"

Harper's Weekly 1881
The Inter-Collegiate Athletic Games
Hand colored wood block shows the finish line, and an inset of the challenge cup
8.5" x10.75""

Leslie's Weekly 1905
The College Men's Greatest Athletic Tournament
Track and Field Meet in Philadelphia with athletes from Princeton, Cornell and Yale
16" x 11"

Leslie's Weekly 1894
Last Appearance Of Yale Athletes At Travers Field Prior To Their Departure To Compete With Oxford
Photogravure shows Cady, Hatch, Goff, Chase, Morgan, Hickock, Sanford, Sheldon
16" x 11"

Leslie's Weekly 1894
The Most Promising Candidates of the Yale and Harvard Track and Field Teams Which Compete at the Annual Dual League Contest at New Haven, May 15th.  Photogravure showing the teams portraits
16" x 11"

C.1883 Hand colored lithograph published by S. Lipschitz, London which is titled, "De Fust Blood!" In boxing, it is part of the
Blackville Series.
16-3/4 x 12-7/8 in. $425

Physical Culture Magazine – Sept. 19, 1921. 144 pages of articles and ads concerning health and fitness. Whole wheat bread, bar bells, fitness at 70, Bernard Macfadden, cancer, raduin, diet cure for diabetes, tobacco, spine fraying.
9 x 11 3/4 in. $45

Leslie's Weekly 1893
The Meet of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States at Chicago- Prominent Competitors for Championship. Hand Colored Photograveure shows champions in action
16" x 11"

Leslie's Illustrated 1888
Walking Matching in Madison Square Garden two views of walking race showing score board and inset of James Alber the winner
hand colored wood engraving
16" x 11"

Leslie's Illustrated 1875
Wrestling Match on Steamer Montreal. Hand colored wood engraving
16" x 11"

c.1932 Olympic Games - Los Angeles fruit label
10" x 11"

1917 Work and Win, An Interesting Weekly for Young America magazine featuring "Fred Fearnot's Boy Champion; Or Fighting For His Rights" by Hal Standish, including other stories. Front cover image shows two boys engaged in a fight as other males look on. Front cover has old tape markings on left lower border and cover is attached only at top. Other markings appear on top left border and back cover has tape markings and a small tear on top.
11 x 8 in. $25

1857 Wood engraving featured in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion titled, "The Wrestling Scene, in Shakspeare's Play of "As You Like It," Scene 2, Act 1."
15 x 11 in. $30

1854 Lithograph of Sarony & Co., New York titled, "Wrestlers at Yokuhama," from Nature by Heine.
11 x 8 in. $60

1892 Wrestling - Twenty-six wrestling positions are shown from Harper's Weekly. Very good condition. Each page (both pages sold as one set) measures:
15 x 10-1/2 in. $40

1870 Harper's Weekly wood engraving showing two wrestlers engaged as group watches.
10-1/2 x 9 in. $25

1877 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly on a half-sheet titled, "Wrestlers
In Baroda."
11 x 7 in. $30

1882 Hand colored lithograph by F. Opper which was featured in Puck titled, "When Brute Meets Brute Then Comes the Applause of Curs." Scene shows two bloodied wrestlers in the middle of a ring
of police officers.
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $50

C.1854 Wood engraving with text featured in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion titled, "Arab Kicking Match at the Festival of Tikar, in the Presence of the French Officers."
15 x 11 in. $30

C.1940s Championship Wrestling poster from Watsonville, CA which shows Pete Belcastro vs. Cowboy Dude Champion Chick. Image on left of Champion Chick.
22 x 17 in. $40

C.1883 Hand colored lithograph published by S. Lipschitz, London and Thomas Worth which is titled, "De Fust Knock-Down!" Part of the Blackville Series and image is in fine condition.
16-3/4 x 13 in. $425



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