Name: DEMPSEY, JACK-GEORGES CARPENTIER WIRE PHOTO (1921-DEMPSEY LURKING)
History: Georges Carpentier fought Jack Dempsey for the Heavyweight Title on July 2,1921 in front of over 80,000 people at Boyle's Thirty Acres in Jersey City, New Jersey. Dempsey won the fight by stopping the smaller Carpentier in the 4th round. This was the first million dollar gate in boxing history. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting the referee holding off Dempsey as Carpentier rises in the corner.
Full description: This is an original Underwood & Underwood wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean. Fabulous image. Minor edge wear. Not creased. 6 1/4" x 8 1/2."
Size: 6 1/4 x 8 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Carpentier, Georges - Dempsey, Jack
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