JOHNSON, JACK ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH (1910-TRAINING FOR JEFFRIES)
On July 4, 1910 in Reno, Nevada heavyweight champion Jack Johnson defended his title against former champion James J. Jeffries. This was a widely anticipated bout. Johnson completely outclassed Jeffries and stopped him in defense of his crown. Offered here is an original, first generation photograph of Jack Johnson in a sparring session as he prepared for the fight with Jeffries. This is an original, first generation photo. Bold, clear image. Labeled on back. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Sharp. 7" x 8."