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    Sharpshooter Mounted Photograph, Circa 1914. This 5" x 7" photograph on a 7" x 9" mount depicts vaudeville performers Lou and Dell. They are demonstrating an inverted rifle shooting trick. At the base of the pedestal is a Winchester rifle, Winchester targets, clay pipes and a target ball. On top are Winchester shell boxes. Lou is holding the Two of Hearts for Dell to shoot with her rifle inverted. The two performers "played the Palace" as indicated on the accompanying 6" x 11" handbill promoting their appearance on November 15, 1914. They used real bullets. "Our Targets are Held in the Hand and the Mouth, Shoot Small Candy Wafers from the Fingers, Objects off Clothes, etc. This Act is in Connection with Our Regular Sunday Night Show."

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    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
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