Virgil Hill "Quicksilver" Wet Plate Series to Celebrate Final Fight and Career, February 20th, 2015

February 21, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Virgil Eugene Hill "Quicksilver" captured in silver on glass in the wet plate collodion process. A Silver medalist in the 1984 Olympics and five time World Champion. He has his final bout this coming Saturday and I am so proud to have captured these images to commemorate his historic career. The State Historical Society of North Dakota has requested a glass plate for their permanent archive as well. Virgil and I will hand deliver it to them this coming week before his final fight. This man is a champ and gentleman inside and outside of the ring and he said to me before he left "we are now family".
 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgil_Hill

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Nostalgic Glass Wet Plate Studio was founded on October 4th, 2012 by Shane Balkowitsch. 

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