4.16 Friday 13th 1902: Uncle Jeb's beard - his pride and glory - ultimately was his undoing when he tripped over it and fell down the stairs, sadly ending his, and its, 12 year reign as "Champion Beard of Illinois".
CDV made by G. Haslinger. Handwritten note on the backside: Ignatz Huber von Wilhelmsburg bei St. Pölten in Nord Österreich. 51 Jahre alt, Bartlänge 4 Schuh 6 Zoll. 28/8/1873. G. Haslinger, Fotograf in St. Pölten. Guttmanns Bierhalle. Ignatz Huber from Wilhelmsburg near St. Pölten in Northern Austria. 51 years old, length of beard 4 Schuh 6 Zoll. 28/8/1873. G. Haslinger, Photographer in St. Pölten. Guttmanns Beerhall