The game at Peterboro, NY, as depicted in The Sporting Times of August 29, 1868.

The game at Peterboro, NY, as depicted in The Sporting Times of August 29, 1868.

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Amazing the difference between the way the women are portrayed in this illustration versus the illustration that appeared in The Day’s Doings during the same month.

Yes indeed. Both papers were “sensation” rags but Sporting Times may have been a bit racier.

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