Name: KAUFMAN, AL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPH
History: Al Kaufmann was born on January 6, 1886 in San Francisco, California. He was a heavyweight contender during the early 1900's. During his career he has fought and defeated Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, Jack Twin Sullivan, "Fireman" Jim Flynn, and George Gardner. On Septemebr 9, 1909 he fought Jack Johnson for the heavyweight title and lost a ten round decision. Offered here is an original antique photograph of Al Kaufman dating to his fighting career
Full description: This is an original, first generation antique photograph of Al Kaufman as he looked at the time of his fighting career. In period dress. Studio portrait stamped in lower right corner by Sommer Studio of Philadelphia. Photo is mounted. There is chipping to the mount which is also trimmed. Photo has a clear image. There is some spotting and one small scratch at upper left corner. Tear along lower left border running into the image, but no paper loss. Photo is 7 1/4" x 9 1/2."
Size: 7 1/4 x 9 1/2
Categories: Heavyweight Contenders - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) -
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