Tom Sharkey was born on November 26, 1873. During his career he fought Jim Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons and Jim Jeffries among others. He fought Jim Jeffries for the heavyweight title in 1899 but lost the decision after 25 rounds. Presented here is an antique Chickering Studio photo of Sharkey. This antique photo measures 8 1/4 inches by 9 1/4 inches.The photo has some curling to it.There is a 1/2 inch wide water marking that travels the length of the photo.The back has writing in ink.The Chickering logo is present on the front.Copyrighted 1900.The image is vivid.