Lot 77Boxing Photograph – John L Sullivan (b1858- d.1918)...

Auction Date: 25/05/2016 at 10:30 am

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Boxing Photograph – John L Sullivan (b1858- d.1918) first recognised Heavyweight Champion - full length boxing portrait with facsimile signature - copyright by John Wood N.Y.1885” – mf&g overall 12.5” x 10.25(G) Note: John Lawrence Sullivan also known as the Boston Strong Boy, was an American boxer recognized as the first Heavyweight Champion of gloved boxing, holding the title from 1882 to 1892. He is generally recognized as the last heavyweight champion of bare-knuckle boxing under the London Prize Ring Rules

Hammer Price: £10.00

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