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Eugen Sandow: Life of the Author as told in Photographs. (Left) The Author as the age of 10. Delicate as a boy, he became enthused with the fervour for physical development, after seeing the statues and pictures of ancient and classical heroes in the art galleries of Europe, and lived afterwards with one ambition only, to become as well-developed and strong as they were. (Right) Photo taken at the age of 18, showing the remarkable increase of develoment in the intervening eight years.

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view Eugen Sandow: Life of the Author as told in Photographs. (Left) The Author as the age of 10. Delicate as a boy, he became enthused with the fervour for physical development, after seeing the statues and pictures of ancient and classical heroes in the art galleries of Europe, and lived afterwards with one ambition only, to become as well-developed and strong as they were. (Right) Photo taken at the age of 18, showing the remarkable increase of develoment in the intervening eight years.

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