Regular price $1,500.00

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. Offered here is a very rare corona cabinet card by noted photographer John Wood of John L. Sullivan as he appeared as champion in 1885.
This is an original corona cabinet card of John L. Sullivan in full fight pose. Photographer name on mount. Fighter name written on mount. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Clean. Has edge and corner wear. Rare, especially in this size. 4" x 8 1/2."

Size: 4 x 8 1/2

Condition: excellent