Name: TOVEE, "UNCLE" BILL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO
History: "Uncle" Bill Tovee was an English bare knuckle fighter who emigrated to America. Tovee after retiring opened a gym on Clove Road in building and taught boxing. Jack Skelly wrote that Tovee was also the first boxing announcer. He also occasionally acted as a referee. Tovee passed away in 1883. Offered here is an original, first generation photograph of "Uncle" Bill Tovee.
Full description: This is an original, first generation, antique photograph of Tovee in his later years. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Name written at top for identification. Not creased or torn. 4" x 5 1/2."
Size: 4 x 5 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - -
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