“Centennial Rifle Match at Creedmoor–The First Day’s Combined Practice of the Foreign and American Teams, September 6th 1876.” From Historical Register of the Centennial Exposition. Ca. 1876. 9 1/4 x 14 1/8. Wood engraving. Very good condition.
A fine wood engraving showing both American and foreign rifle teams practicing before a match at the Centennial of 1876. This came from a volume which included articles and images of the Centennial and provided those of the American public who couldn’t make it to Philadelphia with information on this national event of great interest.