Name: O'BRIEN, NEW YORK JACK LARGE FORMAT ANTIQUE MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPH
History: New York Jack O'Brien was actually born in Nova Scaotia on January 1, 1878. He took residence in New York and was one of the leading featherweights of his time. His first professional fight was a loss to jack Delaney on May 23, 1897. He fough even fights to a draw with Oscar Gardner, Frank Erne, George "Elbows" McFadden and Dave Sullivan. He retired after fighting a no contest with Tom Massey on June 11, 1904 with a final record of 14-9-13. Offered here is a very rare, original, first generation, large format, mounted antique photograph of New York Jack O'Brien as he looked at the height of his career.
Full description: This is is an original, first generation photograph. His name is written on the mount. Not creased. Bold, clear image in fight pose. Has a tear at lower right corner with no paper loss. Some chipping to mount which does not affect the photo. 11" x 14" (photo).
Size: 11 x 14
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Large Format Photographs -
Condition: very good
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