LOT 3058
SOLD €1800,00

[Strongmen] Apollon

Parforce gymnastique equilibrist. Friedländer, Hamburg, 1900. In 2 parts, each ca. 96 x 71. Lith. no. 1694.

Sl. worn along some folding lines and along the edges. *Apollon was the stage name of Louis Uni (1862-1928) born in southern France to a family of well-known giants. He joined a nearby circus as a strongman at the age of 14. He became famous for his grip strength and for lifting 2 railroad car wheels connected by an axel, called Apollon's Wheels, weighing 166 kg.

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