Name: ARMSTRONG, HENRY-LEW JENKINS WIRE PHOTO (1940)
History: On July 17, 1940 at the Polo Grounds in New York world welterweight champion Henry Armstrong fought tough Lew Jenkins in a non title main event. Armstrong stopped Jenkins in the 6th round. After appearing to win the first 3 rounds, Jenkins goes down 7 times. Fight stopped before the start of the 7th round, but under New York rules is listed as a TKO in 6. Welterweight title not at stake per agreement. Offered here is an original, wire photo depicting Armstrong standing over the fallen Lew Jenkins.
Full description: This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Edge and corner wear. Slight soiling and print marks. Terrific image. 8" x 10."
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Photograph - Armstrong, Henry - Jenkins, Lew
Condition: very good
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