Physical culture, always a popular activity for men, was allied in early nineteenth-century America with reform movements and transcendentalist emphasis on self-reliance...

Figure 51.
Roper’s
Gymnasium

Figure 52.
Johnston's Gymnastics

Figure 53. Knickerbocker Saloon Quick Step
 
Figure 54.
John Sheridan
Figure 55.
Tom Hyer...

 

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