No matter how poor people were, they could usually raise a penny or so for some light entertainment. Image: The Strongest Man on Earth, 1889

No matter how poor people were, they could usually raise a penny or so for some light entertainment. Image: The Strongest Man on Earth, 1889

Vintage Poster strongest man on earth Louis Cyr by OldCityPrints, $29.00

Vintage Poster strongest man on earth Louis Cyr 1898 Performing Arts Posters

You think women are weak? Women are forged of iron. My body, it has bled and blazed and broken and yet it beats on. I am iron. A little rusted perhaps but still I endure.

You think women are weak? Women are forged of iron. My body, it has bled and blazed and broken and yet it beats on. I am iron. A little rusted perhaps but still I endure.

Strong As Sandow How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth

Strong As Sandow How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth

Louis Cyr  Strongest Man On Earth by TwoDovesPrinting on Etsy, $7.00

Louis Cyr - Strongest Man On Earth Advertisement, 1898 - 8.5x11 Poster Print - also available in 13x19 - see listing details

Vintage Sideshow Strongest Man on Earth Louis Cyr Poster

Vintage Circus Sideshow Fire Eater Poster

Vintage Sideshow Strongest Man on Earth Louis Cyr Poster

PERSONALITY: Louis Cyr, strongest man on earth, 1898 - John Robinson's $25,000 challenge feature - Louis Cyr, strongest man on earth, lifts 4300 lbs. Engaged at a salary of $2000 per week.

PERSONALITY: Louis Cyr, strongest man on earth, 1898 - John Robinson's $25,000 challenge feature - Louis Cyr, strongest man on earth, lifts 4300 lbs. Engaged at a salary of $2000 per week.

Mal día para pescar - Bad Day to Go Fishing: acob van Oppen, the former "strongest man on earth" and now an alcoholic, and his manager Orsini, who calls himself "the Prince," make a good living by traveling around small South American towns and organizing wrestling exhibitions. Arriving in Santa Maria, they are met with uncommon enthusiasm...

Mal día para pescar - Bad Day to Go Fishing: acob van Oppen, the former "strongest man on earth" and now an alcoholic, and his manager Orsini, who calls himself "the Prince," make a good living by traveling around small South American towns and organizing wrestling exhibitions. Arriving in Santa Maria, they are met with uncommon enthusiasm...

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