Name: SULLIVAN, JOHN L. & BUFFALO BILL CODY ANTIQUE MOUNTED PHOTO
History: John L. Sullivan was born on October 15, 1858 in Roxbury, Boston, MA. He is the link between bare knuckles and glove fighting and is considered to be one of the best heavyweights ever. He held the undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Championship for ten years, winning it in 1882 from Paddy Ryan and losing it in 1892 to James J. Corbett. Other notable fighters he fought and defeated included Jake Kilrain, Charlie Mitchell and Dominic McCaffrey. Presented here is an original, first generation, mounted photograph of John L. Sullivan posing with wild west notable Buffalo Bill Cody. An undated photograph, but certainly post 1900.
Full description: This is an original, mounted, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Clean with no staining. Very minor edge wear. 3 1/8" x 4" photograph on a mount of 4 1/4" x 5 1/4." We have not seen this image before, quite possibly unique.
Size: 4 1/4 x 5 1/4
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Sullivan, John L. - Historical/Political
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