December 31, 1899 Licence
Portrait of the boxer John Lawrence Sullivan (1858 - 1918), heavyweight boxing champion, with arms folded across his chest, late nineteenth century.
January 01, 1882 Licence
Plate 336 from Muybridge's 'Animal Locomotion' (1887). Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) was the first photographer to carry out the analysis of movement by sequence photography, an important stage in the invention of cinematography.
January 01, 1880 Licence
Gunner James Moir of Great Britain who won the British Heavyweight title from Jack Palmer in 1906, but lost to Tommy Burns in a fight for the World Title in 1907
January 01, 1907 Licence
Paul Til and Dixie Kid (on the right), boxers. France, November, 1911. BRA
January 01, 1911 Licence
Caribbean-born bare-knuckle boxer Peter Jackson (1861 - 1901), 2nd December 1889. The descendant of a freed slave, he was born on the island of Saint Croix in the then Danish West Indies (now the U.S. Virgin Islands). He later...More
December 02, 1889 Licence
The body holt and neck double, wrestling display, Aldershot, Hampshire, 1896. A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 30th October 1896.
January 01, 1896 Licence
Half-length portrait of pugilist Jess Willard (1881 - 1968) facing the camera, sitting in a boxing ring in a room in Chicago, Illinois, 1912. From the Chicago Daily News collection.
January 01, 1912 Licence
English heavyweight boxers Gunner Hewitt (1879 - 1917, left) and Jim Maher pose in the upright stance, circa 1910.
January 01, 1910 Licence
Pugilist, Bitter Root Kid, standing in a boxing stance in front of a dark backdrop, Chicago, Illinois, 1916. From the Chicago Daily News collection.
January 01, 1916 Licence
Two pugilists demonstrate a double counter punch.
January 01, 1889 Licence
Boxer Kid Mitchell, posing with his left fist pulled back at his side and his right arm across his chest, Chicago, Illinois, 1908. From the Chicago Daily News collection.
January 01, 1908 Licence
French featherweight boxing champion Eugene Criqui.
This photo illustrates the tremendous size difference between the champion boxers Les Darcy and Jess Willard. Willard stands a trifle over 6 feet 6 inches and Darcy is exactly a foot shorter. In spite of the foot difference in height,...More
February 09, 1917 Licence
Dixie Kid, American boxer. Paris, November 1911. BRA
World Heavyweight fighter James J. Corbett poses for a portrait.
January 01, 1900 Licence
Portrait of Joe Gans of Baltimore, nicknamed the ' Old Master' and the World Lightweight Champion from 1902-1908.
Boxers Jim Corbett and McVey sparring. Photo dated 1897.
January 01, 1897 Licence