Name: PRICE, EDMUND "NED" ORIGINAL CARTE DE VISITE PHOTO
History: Edmund "ned" Price was an early bare knuckle middleweight fighter and later an author. On May 1, 1856 Price and Joe Coburn engaged in a marathon bare knuckle fight for the Middleweight Championship of America at Spy Pond, Massachusetts. After 160 rounds the fight was declared a draw. Price also authored the highly regarded book, The Science Of Self Defense, considered by many an excellent treatise on the art of sparring and wrestling. Offered here is an original photograph of Edmund "Ned" Price.
Full description: This original photograph of Price is a carte de visite done by the noted photographers Window & Grove of London (their work included photography of the royal family). The photo is in fine condition. Price is shown in period dress. The image is bold and sharp. Only very minor edge and corner wear. The name Edmund Price Pugilist is written on the reverse in pencil. Exceptionally rare, the only original photograph of Price we have had. 2 1/2" x 4."
Size: 2 1/2 x 4
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Carte De Visite - Trading Card
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