Name: CORBETT, JAMES J. & DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS WIRE PHOTO (CIRCA 1917)
History: James J. Corbett was born on September 1, 1866 in San Francisco, California. He won the World Heavyweight Title from John L. Sullivan on September 7, 1892. He retired after losing to Jim Jeffries on August 14, 1903 with a final record of 11-4-2 with 2 no contests and 7 KO's. Presented here is an original wire photo which depicts Corbett and actor Douglas Fairbanks lending support to a benefit baseball game to raise funds for the Salvation Army war fund. Circa 1917.
Full description: This is an original wire photo with full caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased or torn. Minor surface wear. 4 1/2" x 5 3/4."
Size: 4 1/2 x 5 3/4
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Corbett, James J. - Hollywood
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