John "Jack" Knifton (born: January 22, 1855; died: May 6, 1896) was a big heavyweight and a strong puncher but not much of a boxer. He was not fancy, slick, quick or polished but he was "bull strong" and very tough. During his career, he won the Heavyweight Championship of England. "Jack" defeated such men as Walter Watson, Tom Scrutton, Wolf Bendoff and Jack Massey and performed exhibitions with Jem Mace and Charlie Mitchell. Offered here is an original carte de visite of John Knifton. This is an original carte de visite of Knifton as Champion of England. Bold, clear image. Very mild center crease. Edge and corner wear. Clean. 2 5/8" x 4 1/8."