Name: WILLARD, JESS ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO (CIRCA 1915)
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 an original antique photograph of Jess Willard taken around 1915 when he was appearing at the 101 Ranch Wild West Shows.
Full description: An origianl 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" photograph of Willard on horseback in cowboy dress at the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. He appeared there in 1915 as World Heavyweight Champion. Stamped on the reverse by International News Service. Has a clipped lower left corner at the margin and some roundness to the lower right corner. No creases. Good sharp image.
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Willard, Jess -
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