Regular price $235.00

Peter Maher (born 16 March 1869, in Gunnode, Tuam, County Galway, Ireland – 22 July 1940 in Baltimore, Maryland) was an Irish boxer known for his powerful punch. Early in his career Maher won the 1888 Middleweight Championship of Ireland, and the 1890 Heavyweight Championship of Ireland. After moving to the United States he won the 1895 Heavyweight Championship of the World match by knocking out Steve O'Donnell in the first round. In 1896 Bob Fitzsimmons defeated Maher in a fight in Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico, and took the Heavyweight title. Offered here is an original, first generation, mounted photograph of Peter Maher in bust pose as he looked at the height of his career.
This is an original, fist generation, mounted photo. Peter Maher-The Coming Champion written on lower portion of the photo. Photo is mounted and attached to a secondary mount. Bold, clear image. Clean with out staining. Edge wear to mount. Not creased or torn. Photo itself measures 4" x 5 1/2."

Size: 4 x 5 1/2

Condition: very good