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 real photo postcard of Jack Johnson as he appeared as world heavyweight champion.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, unused, real photo postcard. Stamped in lower right corner, "Jack Johnson Ready for a left hook 9 Copyright Birmingham Smallwares." No creases or tears. Minor edge and corner wear. Minor compressions in corners. Minor soiling. Incredible image. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2."