Sam Langford. Kerry, Co, fl. Aust.
Sam Langford
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Sam Langford

c1908. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, titled and signed “Kerry, Sydney” in negative lower centre, printed photographer’s line on backing below image, 13.4 x 10.1cm. Minor foxing and soiling. Laid down on original backing. Framed.

Photographer’s line reads “Kerry & Co., 310 George St, Sydney, NSW.”

Canadian Sam Langford, known as the “Boston Bonecrusher” and “Boston Terror”, was the World Coloured Heavyweight Champion five times, being unable to compete for the title of World Heavyweight Champion due to the “colour bar.” He fought several matches in Sydney in 1911 and 1912. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL181-103

Price (AUD): $1,450.00  other currencies

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