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Tennis at Newport... Many prints of Beaumont, Texas...

Item # 644677

September 20, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York  Sept. 20, 1890  The front page has full-length portraits of: "Oliver S. Campbell, Champion Of The United States" and "H. W. Slocum, Jr., Ex-Champion", both in tennis attire of the day and each holding a tennis racket. Caption: "The National Lawn-Tennis Tournament On The Grounds Of The Casino, At Newport, Commencing August 27th." A related report inside: "The National Lawn-Tennis Tournament". Another page has a very nice print showing a tennis match in progress (see).
Another page has: "Views at & Around Sabine Pass" in Texas with a related article, and also: "Beaumont, the Houston of East Texas". The bkpg. is filled with 9 more prints of: "Texas--Sketches of Beaumont, 'The Houston of East Texas' and Its Industries".
Eighteen pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War