Name: KETCHEL, STANLEY-JOE THOMAS III ANTIQUE PHOTO (1907)
History: On December 12, 1907 at Recreation Park in San Francisco middleweights Stanley Ketchel and Joe Thomas met in the main event. This was third consecutive time Ketchel had met Thomas. The first ended in a draw and the second ended with Ketchel winning in 32 rounds to claim the world welterweight tile. In this encounter Ketchel again prevailed winning a 20 round decision. After the bout Ketchel claimed the world middleweight tile. Offered here is an original, first generation photograph, taken by the notable Dana Studios, depicting the two fighters squaring off before the fight began.
Full description: This is na original, first generation photograph picturing both fighters just before the fight. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Edge and corner wear including minor clipping in three corners. Minor border tears at top border. Several minor compressions. Extremely rare antique photo. 7 1/2" x 9 1/4."
Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/4
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Ketchel, Stanley -
Condition: very good
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