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Georges Carpentier (January 12, 1894 – October 28, 1975) was a French boxer. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908-26. Nicknamed the "Orchid Man", he stood 5 ft 11½ in (1.82 m) but his fighting weight ranged from 125 to 175 lb (57 to 79 kg). Carpentier was known for his speed, his excellent boxing skills and his extremely hard punch. He fought many of the top fighters of the era including Battling Siki, Tommy Gibbons and Jack Dempsey. Presented here is an antique wire photo of Carpentier with his mother circa 1919.
This photo measures 7 inches by 9 inches.There is a piece of the photo missing the right edge and a small crease on the right border.There is minor soiling.The back has the attached wire info.The back also has some paper and glue residue along with writing in blue pencil/Dated 1919.The image is clean.

Size: 7 x 9

Condition: very good