1949 Brylcreem ad by totallymystified

Throwback Thursday: With the Sweet Sixteen starting tonight and it being Women’s History Month, we thought it was a great time to share this 1903 postcard with you. The “P” seems faded, but that is a Princeton University banner they’re playing under.

Historical Postcard Collection (AC045), Box 4

If you want more on basketball at Princeton, check out the March Madness series we put together last year.

Whew—what a fight! In Thomas Eakins’ celebrated boxing picture, fighter Billy Smith takes a short break between rounds at the now-demolished Philadelphia Arena. Find out more about this picture during our Spotlight gallery conversation on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at 11 a.m.

Between Rounds,” 1898-99, Thomas Eakins