WILSON, TUG (JOE COLLINS) ANTIQUE LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPH (1882)
Tug Wilson (Joe Collins) was born in Leicester, United Kingdom on March 31, 1847. He began his professional boxing career as a heavyweight on November 15, 1883 by being stopped in three rounds by Charley Mitchell. He retired after fighting a draw in 6 rounds with Jack Sullivan on July 6, 1902. His final mark was 0-3-3. Offered here is a very rare antique, Large format photograph of Tug Wilson done by noted photographer John Wood of New York. this is a first generation photograph copyrighted in 1882 by John Wood. Wilson in full fight pose. This has been framed and matted. The photo is clear with no fading. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" matted to 10 1/2" x 13 1/2."