Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 221

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(SPORTS--ROWING.) First Annual Regatta of the Harlem Rowing Association. Illustrated program, 4 pages (7 1/2 x 5 inches) on one folding sheet; minimal wear. New York: John Marion Pollock, 2 July 1873

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A program from a significant event in New York rowing history; these Harlem River regattas would become major events on the sporting scene. John C. Babcock, here listed as president of the association, was a key figure in American rowing, as the inventor of the first indoor rowing machine and as founder of the New York Athletic Club.