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Title
[Sumo wrestlers] (2 views)
Creator
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
1917
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
V1p284a -- v1p284b
In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. I, page 284 top and second from top.
These photographs are contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Text written next to photos: "Japanese Wrestelers [sic]. These men put on an exhibition of wresteling [sic] at Dreamland Rink, the most remarkable performance ever witnessed in San Francisco. 1917." These photos show the Sumo wrestlers not at Dreamland but in an outdoor arena. The top photo shows two men wrestling, one wrestler sitting at edge of rink, referee (center), audience behind. The second from top shows the entire troupe of wrestlers standing in a circle.
Negative, no. 5383, page 284 top.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 photoprints ; 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001380902CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-4160
Subject
Sports--California--San Francisco
Sumo wrestlers--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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