JOHNSON, JACK & CHAMPIONS SUPPLEMENT (CIRCA 1911)
Regular price $250.00
HISTORY: Jack Johnson, the first African-American to win the World Heavyweight Title accomplished that feat defeating Tommy Burns in Australia on December 26, 1908. Later defeated Stanley Ketchel and former champion James Jeffries. Offered here is a rare supplement picturing Jack Johnson and other champions in America and England at the time. Circa 1911.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is paper magazine supplement issued in 1911. It pictures Jack Johnson as World Heavyweight Champion along with other champions in England and America at the time. Others pictured include: Digger Stanley, Jim Sullivan, Abe Attell, Matt Wells, Billy Wells, Young Joseph, Dixie Kid, Ad Wolgast, Jim Driscoll, Sailor Burke and Johnny Coulan. Several creases. Bold images. Minor soiling. 8" x 10 5/8."
Size: 8 x 10 5/8
Condition: very good