Name: FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT-PHILADELPHIA JACK O'BRIEN II ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO (1905)
History: On December 20, 1905 at Mechanic's Pavilion in San Francisco world light heavyweight champion Robert Fitzsimmons defended his title against old foe Philadelphia Jack O'Brien. O'Brien stopped Fitzsimmons in the 13th round. Although listed as a world light heavyweight title fight it was in reality just an eliminator for the world heavyweight title. The bout was fought at catchweights. Offered here a very scarce original, first generation photo taken by the notable Dana Studios depicting the two fighters squaring off in the ring before the start of the fight.
Full description: This is an original, first generation photo with the Dana Studio stamp in the lower left corner. Fighter images are bold, but photo has faded a bit on perimeter.Not creased or torn. Clean. Paper on back from being mounted in an album. 8" x 10."
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Fitzsimmons, Robert - O\'Brien, Philadelphia Jack
Condition: very good
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