World Champion Bantam Weight Boxer Lionel Rose At His Press Conference, Mascot Airport, Sydney NSW. Mervyn Bishop, b.1945 Aust.
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World Champion Bantam Weight Boxer Lionel Rose At His Press Conference, Mascot Airport, Sydney NSW

1968/2009. Silver gelatin photograph, signed in pencil in lower margin, titled and dated verso, 40.6 x 35.3cm.

Illustrated in Bishop, In dreams: thirty years of photography 1960–1990, p32.

“Boxer Lionel Rose was the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title in boxing, and later the first Indigenous Australian to become Australian of the Year.” Ref: NLA.

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Item #CL195-41

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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