Name: SULLIVAN, JOHN L.-PADDY RYAN STEREOVIEW PHOTO (1897)
History: John L. Sullivan was born on October 15, 1858 in Roxbury, Boston, MA. He is the link between bare knuckles and glove fighting and is considered to be one of the best heavyweights ever. He held the undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Championship for ten years, winning it in 1882 from Paddy Ryan and losing it in 1892 to James J. Corbett. Other notable fighters he fought and defeated included Jake Kilrain, Charlie Mitchell and Dominic McCaffrey. Presented here is an antique stereoview of John L.Sullivan with Ryan 1897
Full description: This stereoview measures 3 1/2 inches by 7 inches.The stereoview shows minor edge and corner wear.The two photos are clean.The back is blank.The photos are marked Graves, Copyright 1897.Rights by The Universal Photo Art Company.Slight curl tio the stereoview.
Size: 3 1/2 x 7
Categories: Sullivan, John L. - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Ryan, Paddy
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