Name: MCGOVERN, TERRY & YOUNG CORBETT & JAMES J. CORBETT LARGE FORMAT MOUNTED PHOTO (1907)
History: Terry McGovern was born on March 9, 1880 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He fought as a featherweight during the 1890's and early 1900's. During his career he fought Battling Nelson, Jimmy Britt, and Joe Gans among others. On September 12, 1899 he stopped Pedlar Palmer in the 1st round to win the World Bantamweight Title. On January 9, 1900 he stopped the great George Dixon in 8 rounds to win the World Featherweight Title. Presented here is an original, large format, first generation mounted photo picturing among others Terry McGovern, Young Corbett and James J. Corbett on the occasion of an anniversary dinner commemoration the McGovern-Corbett fight a year earlier which ended in a draw in Philadelphia.
Full description: This is an original, large format, mounted first generation photo taken on Thanksgiving Day, 1907 in Scarnton, Pennsylvania. Each party is numbered and identified on the mount. Not creased or torn. Bold, clear image. Edge and corner wear to mount with minor chipping. Clean. 6 3/4" x 9 1/4" photo mounted to 11" x 14."
Size: 11 x 14
Categories: Large Format Photographs - McGovern, Terry - Corbett, Young (William Rothwell)
Condition: very good
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