Name: KETCHEL, STANLEY-JOE THOMAS LARGE FORMAT ORIGINAL PHOTO (1907)
History: On September 2, 1907 at Mission Street Arena in Colma, California welterweights Stanley Ketchel and Joe Thomas squared off in a featured match. Ketchel knocked Thomas out in the 32nd round. Ketchel claimed the World Welterweight Title after this bout, although bout was held at 150 pounds. Ketchel's glove split and replaced in the 13th. Thomas was down in 16th and Ketchel was down in 27th. Offered here is an original, large format, first generation photo depicting the two squaring off before the fight.
Full description: This is an original, first generation, large format photo. Bold, clear image. Clean. Names of those posing written in pencil at top. Has a center crease with very slight separation at seam at top. 8 1/2" x 11 1/4." Rare image, especially in this size.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11 1/4
Categories: Large Format Photographs - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Ketchel, Stanley
Condition: very good
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