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George H. Wehrenberg in Schuetzen Regalia
ca. 1899
William Fricke
USA: New York, New York City
Photograph on paper mounted on board
overall: 6 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 1/8 in.; 16.51 x 11.1125 x .3175 cm
Gift of Jacques Noel Jacobsen Jr.
86.60.12a

Sepia-tone cabinet card photograph of George H. Wehrenberg in Schuetzen regalia; wears hat, sash, medals; sash reads "Schuetzen / 1899"; obverse imprinted "Wm. FRICKE / 109 SECOND AVE. / NEW YORK"; marked on back "Wm. Fricke's / Photographic Gallery / 109 Second Ave. / New York / Duplicates can be had at any time."


Wehrenberg won the New York Schuetzen Corps' 42nd annual Schuetzenfest held at Union Hill Park, New Jersey, on June 14, 1899. His shot brought down the last remaining section of the eagle target, gaining him the coveted title of Schuetzen Konig.



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