CARPENTIER, GEORGES-JOE JEANNETTE ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1914)
On March 21, 1914 at Luna Parc in Paris, France light heavyweights Georges Carpentier of France and Joe Jeannette of the United States squared off in the main event. Jeannette won a close and controversial 15 round decision by referee Franz Reichel. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting action during the fight.
This is an original French newspaper wire photo with the caption on the front, notes on the back and stamped by the newspaper on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. No creases. Pin holes in upper corners. Edge and corner wear. Terrific image. 4 3/4" x 6 7/8."