Excerpt from The Bet



Men with Ivory tusks, Dar Es Salaam (Library of Congress)



Man in animal-skin sleeping bag, 1888 (Library of Congress)



Chuquicamata copper mine, Chile 1984 (Wikimedia)



Hunting trophy room, 1979 (Library of Congress)



Oystermen with dredge, New Jersey 1938 (Library of Congress)