Name: WOLGAST, AD-HARLEM TOMMY MURPHY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO (1913-SQUARING OFF)
History: On February 22, 1913 at Coffroth's Arena in Daly City, California lightweights Harlem Tommy Murphy and Ad Wolgast met in the featured match. Murphy was awarded the win in the 16th rund when Wolgast was disqualified. Offered here is an original, first generation photo which depicts the two squaring off as their handlers look on including left to right, #1 (no face), #2 ?, #3 is short, stocky Jim Buckley who acted as Murphy’s manager when Murphy was in California, #4. tall guy in a cap is the well-known S.F. trainer Moose Taussig, #5 is Harlem Tommy Murphy, #6 is the famous S.F. announcer Billy Jordan, #7 is referee Jim Griffin, #8 is Ad Wolgast, #9 is Tom Jones the manager of Wolgast, #10 ?, #11 ?
Full description: This is an original, first generation photo. Bold, clear image. Stamped by Bertillion although I suspect this photo was taken by Dana of San Francisco. Edge and corner wear with some loss at top left corner, top right border and lower left corner. Surface wear. Fighter images are strong. Not creased. Mounted on cardboard stock. 8" x 12."
Size: 8 x 12
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Wolgast, Ad -
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