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 a first generation, antique photo of Corbett.
This first generation photo of Corbett and family measures 3 1/2 inches by 5 3/4 inches.The photo has a small piece missing out of the upper left corner.The rest of the photo shows just minor wear.The back has writing in pencil.The image is clean.