Sport: Death of Sandow

As it must to all men, Death came last week to Eugene Sandow, aged 58, chest expansion 14 inches.

A blond man of average height, with a mustache in the Kaiser Wilhelm manner, an inadequate nose, and a body that astonishingly, at the slightest excuse, erected mountain-ranges, mounds and melons of muscles—Eugene Sandow, like Mark Hanna, Lillian Russell, George Coxey, John L. Sullivan, was one of the outstanding idols of a period that worshiped modesty in all forms, including the nude. Ladies would prod his dorsal, deltoid and pectoral development with carefully gloved...

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