Name: SULLIVAN, JOHN L. TESTIMONIAL BROADSIDE (1895 WITH CORBETT)
History: Following his loss to James J. Corbett in 1892 former heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan fell on hard times. On June 27, 1895 a testimonial and fund raiser was held for the former champion at Madison Square Garden in New York which featured some of the biggest names in boxing. Champion James J. Corbett sparred with Sullivan for four rounds on a show which also includes fighters Jack McAuliffe, Joe Choynski, Tommy Ryan, Jack Skelly, Kid McCoy and many more. Offered here is a very rare broadside/poster for this event.
Full description: This blank back broadside/poster is paper and original to the date. Print is bold. Several small pieces missing from the borders and corners with only very little affecting the text. Mounted on antique board and framed. 4 3/4" x 14 3/4."
Size: 4 3/4 x 14 3/4
Categories: Sullivan, John L. - Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards -
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