Name: MITCHELL, CHARLEY ANTIQUE PANEL CARD PHOTO (1886)
History: Charlie Mitchell was born on November 24, 1861 in Birmingham, England. He was a heavyweight contender in the 1870's and 1880's. His first professional fight was a win over Andy Gray on January 1, 1877. On February 7, 1890 he won the British Heavyweight Title defeating the legendary Jem Mace. Mithchell faced many significant heavyweights during his career including Jake Kilrain, John L. Sullivan, Frank Slavin, Mike Cleary, Dominick McCaffrey and Jim Corbett. He retired after losing to Steve O'Donnell on May 25, 1896 with a final record of 30-3-14. Charlie Mitchell passed away in 1918. Offered here is a scarce antique panel card photograph of Charlie Mitchell taken by photographer B.J.Falk of New York in 1886.
Full description: This is a first generation panel card photograph. Has the photographer stamp on the lower mount. Copyright date of 1886 written in lower right corner of photo. No creases or tears. A magnificent bold image. No stains or soiling.Minor edge and corner wear. 7 1/2" x 13."
Size: 7 1/2 x 13
Categories: Mitchell, Charlie - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Large Format Photographs
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