KETCHEL, STANLEY ORIGINAL LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPH BY DANA (CIRCA 1908)
JO Sports Inc.
Regular price $7,500.00
HISTORY: Stanley Ketchel, "The Michigan Assassin," began his professional career on May 2, 1904 with a one round knockout of Kid Tracy in Butte, Montana. Ketchel would win the vacant World Middleweight Title on May 9, 1908 stopping Jack "Twin" Sullivan in 20 rounds in Colma, California. Ketchel was stopped in 12 rounds by Jack Johnson on October 16, 1909 in an attempt to win the World Heavyweight Title. Posted career wins over Billy Papke, Hugo Kelly, Philadelphia Jack O'Brien and Joe Thomas. Shot and killed on October 15, 1910 in a dispute over a woman. Presented here is an original, first generation, large format photograph of Stanley Ketchel in fight pose wearing his silver championship belt.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, first generation, large format photograph of Stanley Ketchel in full fight pose wearing his silver championship belt. Photographer stamp for Dama and name Stanley Ketchel stamped on photo. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Mild foxing from aging, otherwise clean. The photograph is 19" x 27" and professionally framed to 27" x 33." This is an exceptionally rare photograph, especially in this size. Likely unique.
Size: 19" x 27"