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. Offered here is an original, first generation photograph of Tex Rickard fishing on his ranch in South America.

Full description: This is an original first generation photograph by Culver Service and has their stamp on the reverse. Clear bold image. Tiny tera on right border with no paper loss. Mild crease in upper left corner. Minor corner wear. 5" x 7."

Size: 5 x 7

Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Rickard, Tex -

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Price: $75.00

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