Name: BUTLER, JOE ANTIQUE PHOTO (CIRCA 1915)
History: Joe Butler (The "King of the Middleweights") Born May 18 1866; Paoli, Pennsylvania (near Philadelphia) HEIGHT 6-0 1/2 WEIGHT 156-175 lbs MANAGER Jack Fogarty, Howie Hodgkins Butler was a quick, clever, and slippery fighter who could box or punch; He had fast hands and fast feet During his career he defeated such men as Johnny Banks, C.A.C. Smith, Ed Binney, Jim Daly, Frank Craig, Henry Baker, Frank Slavin, and Al Weinig. Presented here is an original, first generation photograph of Joe Butler posing in a sparring session with George Cole (circa 1915).
Full description: This is an original, first generation photograph. Notations on reverse. Stamped on back by Sommer Studio of Philadelphia. Clipped lower right corner. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Edge and corner wear. Not creased, but one compression in upper right area. 8" x 10."
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - -
Condition: very good
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