Regular price $1,800.00

John L. Sullivan was born on October 15, 1858 in Roxbury, Boston, MA. He is the link between bare knuckles and glove fighting and is considered to be one of the best heavyweights ever. He held the undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Championship for ten years, winning it in 1882 from Paddy Ryan and losing it in 1892 to James J. Corbett. Other notable fighters he fought and defeated included Jake Kilrain, Charlie Mitchell and Dominic McCaffrey. Presented here is a rare, original cabinet card of John L. Sullivan from the early 1880's.
This is an original, first generation Cabinet Portrait cabinet card of John L. Sullivan as he looked in the early 1880's. Bold, clear image. Clean with no staining. Not creased or torn. Minor corner wear. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2." Rare, early cabinet card of the great John L. Note the glare in the image is in the scan only, not the cabinet card.

Size: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2

Condition: excellent