Regular price $325.00

Carl E. Morris (February 23, 1887 – July 11, 1951) was a professional boxer who was known as the Oklahoma White Hope. He was a heavyweight, fighting at 225–240 pounds. He was 6 feet 4 inches tall. He was born on February 23, 1887 in Fulton, Kentucky. On December 16, 1918 he lost a fight to Jack Dempsey at the Louisiana Auditorium in New Orleans. Morris fought from 1910 to 1922 amassing a record of 52-15-2. In his career he fought many notables including Fred Fulton, Fireman Jim Flynn, Battling Levinsky, Jack Dempsey, Gunboat Smith, Billy Miske, Frank Moran and Jess Willard. In later life he worked as a steam shovel operator. He died on July 11, 1951 in Pasadena, California of cancer. Offered here is a rare, original, first generation, mounted, antique photo of Carl Morris in 1915 at the height of his career.
This is an original, first generation, mounted, antique photo of Morris in full fight pose. Photographer raised stamp for Bert of Kansas City at lower right. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor corner wear. 8" x 10."

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: excellent