Paul Morphy (1837-1884)

Young Morphy became the best chess player in the world. From New Orleans, he entered the national scene by winning the 1857 First American Chess Congress. In Europe he easily defeated its best players. When Morphy returned to the U.S., he was a national hero.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES18073
Height:
1215px
Width:
731px
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