Name: Rickard,Tex Antique Photo
History: Tex Rickard was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1871. His boxing promoter career took off in 1910 when he staged the heavyweight bout between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries. He continued promoting and eventually acquired Madison Square Garden. He, John Ringling and others established the Madison Square Garden Corporation. He opened the new Madison Square Garden in 1925 and operated it until his death in 1929. Presented here is an antique photo at his funeral.
Full description: This photo measures 8 inches by 10 inches.The photo has a bend across the upper half of the photo.Minor edge and corner wear.The image is vivid.
Size: 8" x 10"
Categories: Rickard, Tex (Promoter) - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) -
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