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. Presented here is an original antique photo of John L. Sullivan. The photo was taken by fighter Jack Root, likely with a box camera. Notations in his hand. It was taken at Rick's Resort in Reno, site of Johnson's training camp as he prepared for Jeffries. This original antique photo of John L. Sullivan is 3 1/2" x 3 1/2." The corners are slightly soft and there is a small rip in the upper right corner. Generally clean photo.