Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
Boxer Les Darcy Collection
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Boxer Les Darcy Collection

c1910s and 1980s. Eleven (11) silver gelatin photographs (two vintage, and nine reprints) with two menus from “The Les Darcy Restaurant” [Maitland, NSW], and a booklet titled The Darcy Story. The vintage photograph is autographed by Darcy in ink lower right, and all re-prints are stamped, some captioned in ink in a modern hand verso, both menus are signed by a “Henry Derry” and “Brett Pepper, chef” and dated “20-12-83” in ink. Sizes include 20 x 13.7cm to 33.2 x 25.3cm. Silvering, repaired missing portion to one photograph with slight foxing or chips to edges.

One photograph is titled “Les Darcy training at Goshen, NY, 1917.” Stamps include “W. O’Loughlin, PO Box 29, South West Rocks, NSW 2431, Australia”; “Sports Books. Cricket, boxing, wrestling. PO Box 56, Carlingford, 2118” and “Associated Newspapers Ltd.” Collection includes two photographs of painted portraits of Darcy, three uncommon images of him with a dog and workhorses in a rural setting, four boxing promotional photographs including one showing Darcy with American boxer Eddie McGoorty, and an image of his grave, showing that Darcy was born in Woodville, NSW on October 28, 1896 and died in Memphis, USA, on May 24, 1917, aged 21.

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Item #CL194-110

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  Other currencies

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