Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship
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Jack Johnson And Tommy Burns, World Heavyweight Boxing Championship

1908. Ten vintage silver gelatin photographs, postcard format, each captioned with studio line in negative lower portion, sizes range from 13.4 x 8.6cm to 14 x 8.9cm. Slight creases and scuffing overall.

This group includes six postcards of Johnson, and four postcards of Burns, three by photographer Charles Kerry.

On Boxing Day, 1908, Jack Johnson and Tommy Burns fought for the title of World Heavyweight Boxing Champion in Rushcutter’s Bay, Sydney. The fight produced an historic outcome, crowning Johnson the world’s first African-American Heavyweight Champion. Ref: Sydney Living Museums.

This group is rare as it covers both Burns and Johnson, and contains so many images from the Charles Kerry boxing series.

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Item #CL187-88

Price (AUD): $8,800.00  Other currencies

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