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 in Australia in 1916.
This first generation, antique photo of Corbett measures 3 1/4 inches by 4 1/4 inches.The photo has a heavy diagonal crease and some edge and corner wear.The back has written in ink "Corbett and friends Sydney,Australia, 1916".The images are vivid.