Apr 1, 2009
John Lawrence Sullivan (the “Boston Strong Boy”), boxer.BORN:  October 15 1858; Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts
DIED:  February 2 1918; Abingdon, Massachusetts
HEIGHT:  5-10 1/4 (Some sources report 5-10 1/2)
WEIGHT:  190-229 lbs

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John Lawrence Sullivan (the “Boston Strong Boy”), boxer.

BORN: October 15 1858; Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts
DIED: February 2 1918; Abingdon, Massachusetts
HEIGHT: 5-10 1/4 (Some sources report 5-10 1/2)
WEIGHT: 190-229 lbs

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Mervine Thompson, boxer.BORN:  1854; Washington, District of Columbia (Fought out of Cleveland, Ohio)
HEIGHT:  5-11 (Some sources report 6-2)
WEIGHT:  190-215 lbs

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Mervine Thompson, boxer.

BORN: 1854; Washington, District of Columbia (Fought out of Cleveland, Ohio)
HEIGHT: 5-11 (Some sources report 6-2)
WEIGHT: 190-215 lbs

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Mar 31, 2009
(via scout)

(via scout)

Mar 30, 2009
Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin, Vincent van Gogh, 1888.

Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin, Vincent van Gogh, 1888.

Mar 18, 2009
from William C. King’s 1897 Portraits and Principles of the World’s Great Men and Women.

from William C. King’s 1897 Portraits and Principles of the World’s Great Men and Women.