Name: CARPENTIER, GEORGES WITH ACTOR MAURICE CHEVALIER ANTIQUE PHOTO
History: Georges Carpentier (January 12, 1894 ‚Äì October 28, 1975) was a French boxer. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908-26. Nicknamed the "Orchid Man", he stood 5 ft 11¬Ω in (1.82 m) but his fighting weight ranged from 125 to 175 lb (57 to 79 kg). Carpentier was known for his speed, his excellent boxing skills and his extremely hard punch. He fought many of the top fighters of the era including Battling Siki, Tommy Gibbons and Jack Dempsey. Presented here is an antique wire photo of Carpentier and famous actor Maurice Chevalier in 1919.
Full description: This photo measures 6 inches by 8 inches.the photo has the upper right corner torn off.The rest of the photo shows some wear and minor soiling from age.The back has the attached wire info and writing in ink and pencil.Dated 1919 Paris,France.The image is clean.
Size: 6 x 8
Categories: Carpentier, Georges - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Hollywood
Condition: very good
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