LEWIS, ED "STRANGLER"-JOE STECHER ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1920)
On April 16, 1920 at the 71st Street Armory in New York world heavyweight wrestling champion Joe Stecher defended his title against Ed "Strangler" Lewis. The match lasted over three hours and ended with Stecher pinning Lewis in defense of his title. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts the two men and their handlers before the start of the match. This is an original Underwood and Underwood wire photo with their stamp and full caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Has a crease at top left corner and a fold on right side. No tears. 7" x 9 1/4."