Lot 546: John L. Sullivan Cabinet Signed Photo (5.5x8")
Auction Date:12/4/2003 9:00 PM EST
A fine cabinet photo of the Boston Strong Boy in gentleman’s clothing. The immortal link between bare knuckles and gloved boxing stands tall and confident in this studio shot taken by White (Boston), with cartouche at bottom. This rare piece has survived the ravages of time. Some light paper loss on the lower half of the photo, but otherwise VG-EX. Signed on the mount below in slightly faded black fountain pen, “Compliments of John L. Sullivan - To Mr. Hasbache” and dated “April 14.” Framed to 12x14”.
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