History: Jess Willard was Heavyweight Champion from 1915 until 1919. He defeated an aging Jack Johnson in Havana, Cuba to win the title. He successfully defended it once before losing it to Jack Dempsey. One of the biggest men to hold the title. Presented here is a circa 1915 photograph of Jess Willard in western dress, probably at the time he starred at the 101 Ranch Wild West Shows as Heavyweight Champion.

Full description: This is an original photograph by Morrison Photo taken around 1915. Good sharp image. No crease, rips or tears. Willard's dimensions and partial record are on the reverse and indicate he is the World Heavyweight Champion.4 3/4" x 7 1/2".

Size: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2

Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Willard, Jess -

Condition: excellent

Quantity: 1

Price: $175.00

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