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Boxer Collection

Background imageBoxer Collection: Joe Louis, 1936

Joe Louis, 1936
Photographic portrait of Joe Louis (1914-1981), the American heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1936. Louis was one of the finest ever boxers

Background imageBoxer Collection: Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer

Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer
Greek Art. Hellenistic. Boxer of Quirinal or the Terme Boxer. Bronze sculpture of the Hellenistic period (1st century B.C.). Boxer sitting at rest, with metal and leather dressings used for combat

Background imageBoxer Collection: Poster for Englands Glory Matches

Poster for Englands Glory Matches
Strike out foreign competition by buying Englands Glory Matches: advertisement featuring a boxing match taking place on a ring made of match boxes between British and German pugilists

Background imageBoxer Collection: Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston
Photograph showing the American professional boxer Charles L. Sonny Liston (1932-1970) Date: undated

Background imageBoxer Collection: Boxer / Daniel Mendoza

Boxer / Daniel Mendoza
DANIEL MENDOZA 1764 - 1836 English boxer who was the acknowledged English heavyweight champion and who operated a successful boxing school in London

Background imageBoxer Collection: Jack Johnson on his Racing Motor Car

Jack Johnson on his Racing Motor Car
Arthur John Johnson, better known as Jack Johnson, the American heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1908. Johnson was the World Heavyweight Champion between 1908 and 1915

Background imageBoxer Collection: Jem Mace, Boxer

Jem Mace, Boxer
Gypsy Jem Mace (1831 - 1910), English champion and known as the " Father of Modern Boxing"

Background imageBoxer Collection: British Boxer Freddie Mills - signed postcard from 1941

British Boxer Freddie Mills - signed postcard from 1941
Frederick Percival ( Freddie ) Mills (1919-1965) - English boxer, and the world light heavyweight champion from 1948 to 1950

Background imageBoxer Collection: Horse and Boxer dog

Horse and Boxer dog
Unusual Friends - horse and Boxer dog. 1950s

Background imageBoxer Collection: Jack Johnson in a boxing match

Jack Johnson in a boxing match
Jack Johnson (1878-1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant, African-American world heavyweight champion boxer, 1908-1915, standing at the ropes in a boxing match with an unidentified opponent

Background imageBoxer Collection: Bystander cover 1929 - In Training - Boxing woman

Bystander cover 1929 - In Training - Boxing woman
A woman in a fetching sporty outfit of silky shorts and stockings takes out her frustrations on a punch bag dressed up as a man. Date: 1929

Background imageBoxer Collection: Boxing - Fives Court with Randall & Turner sparring

Boxing - Fives Court with Randall & Turner sparring
The interior of Fives Court in Little St. Martins Lane, a popular venue for the Fancy in the heyday of the prize ring, showing Jack Randall and Ned Turner sparring

Background imageBoxer Collection: Jack Johnson Boxer

Jack Johnson Boxer
JOHN ARTHUR JACK JOHNSON American boxer, known as the Galveston Giant : first black heavyweight champion of the world. Date: 1878 - 1946

Background imageBoxer Collection: National Sporting Club

National Sporting Club
An impression of a Monday evening at the National Sporting Club, the home of the " noble art". Fair-haired fly weight is Dick Inkles.Key to people in audience, p.78 of

Background imageBoxer Collection: Joe Beckett, British heavyweight boxing champion

Joe Beckett, British heavyweight boxing champion
Joe Beckett (1892-1965), Heavyweight Boxing Champion of Great Britain, in action

Background imageBoxer Collection: Ancient Roman athletes boxing in leather gloves

Ancient Roman athletes boxing in leather gloves
Ancient Roman athletes boxing wearing a cestus (leather glove) on each hand

Background imageBoxer Collection: James Figg, Boxer

James Figg, Boxer
Generally regarded as the earliest of Prize Ring champions, Figg was also a expert in the use of swords, cudgels and quarterstaffs

Background imageBoxer Collection: East End Pub Scene 1828

East End Pub Scene 1828
The clientele is varied inside this pub in the East End of London

Background imageBoxer Collection: Jem Mace, Boxer

Jem Mace, Boxer
" Gypsy" Jem Mace (1831 - 1910), English champion and known as the " Father of Modern Boxing"

Background imageBoxer Collection: Boxing / Jack Broughton

Boxing / Jack Broughton
English boxer; third heavyweight champion of England (? - 1750); operated a boxing school and arena, London (1742-89); invented boxing rules and gloves

Background imageBoxer Collection: Tommy Farr using a punch ball, 1937

Tommy Farr using a punch ball, 1937
Photograph showing Tommy Farr (1914-1986), the Welsh heavyweight boxer also known as the Tonypandy Terror, training at a gym, 1937

Background imageBoxer Collection: Tommy Farr (1914-1986)

Tommy Farr (1914-1986)
Photographic portrait of Tommy Farr, the Welsh heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1936

Background imageBoxer Collection: Danahar or Danaher, boxer

Danahar or Danaher, boxer
A boxer named Danahar or Danaher (there were several), seen here in what appears to be a turn of the century studio photo with painted backdrop, and a trophy on the right. Date: circa 1900

Background imageBoxer Collection: Larry Gains

Larry Gains
Larry Gaines (1901 - 1983), Canadian heavyweight boxing champion pictured with wife and two children. Date: 1931

Background imageBoxer Collection: Minoan art. Greece. 16th century B. C. Fresco of boxing kids

Minoan art. Greece. 16th century B. C. Fresco of boxing kids
Minoan art. Greece. 16th century B.C. Fresco of boxing kids. Fight between two teens provided with gloves and a belt. Painted stucco. Room B1 from Akrotiri (Thera). (1550-1500 BC)

Background imageBoxer Collection: Advertisement, James Figg, sword fighting, boxing

Advertisement, James Figg, sword fighting, boxing
Advertisement for the services of the champion boxer James Figg - teaching gentlemen the use of the small backsword and quarterstaff, at home and abroad

Background imageBoxer Collection: Tipton Slasher sculpture

Tipton Slasher sculpture
Welder and sculptor Jack Bouckley, of Wolverhampton, works on a metal sculpture of 19th Century Black Country heavyweight prize fighter William Perry, known as The Tipton Slasher

Background imageBoxer Collection: Marthe Carpentier boxer born 1893

Marthe Carpentier boxer born 1893
Marthe Carpentier French boxer. On 8th March 1914 she won a bout against Lucie Warner from England for the world female title

Background imageBoxer Collection: Bob Fitzsimmons v Peter Felix in heavyweight boxing match

Bob Fitzsimmons v Peter Felix in heavyweight boxing match
Bob Fitzsimmons (1863-1917), British boxer, v Peter Felix (1866-1926), Australian boxer, in a heavyweight match -- Fitzsimmons met Felix

Background imageBoxer Collection: Dombey & Son - Carles Dickens - Mr Toots and the Chicken

Dombey & Son - Carles Dickens - Mr Toots and the Chicken
Charles Dickens - Dombey & Son. Mr Toots - a student at Dr Blimbers school (who loves Florence but marries Susan) - pictured with his prizefighter companion, the Chicken. Date: circa 1902

Background imageBoxer Collection: Jack Dempsey just before defeating Jess Willard

Jack Dempsey just before defeating Jess Willard in a boxing match

Background imageBoxer Collection: WOMAN WITH DOG 1940S

WOMAN WITH DOG 1940S
Glamorous American blonde out walking with her boxer dog. 1940s

Background imageBoxer Collection: Kangaroo Boxing

Kangaroo Boxing
A female boxer exchanges fisticuffs with a kangaroo. Date: 1923

Background imageBoxer Collection: Four world boxing champions

Four world boxing champions (left to right): Jack Dempsey, Gene, Tunney, Joe Louis, James J Braddock

Background imageBoxer Collection: Sketch cover, Georges Carpentier, 1914

Sketch cover, Georges Carpentier, 1914
Front cover of The Sketch magazine featuring the French boxer, Georges Carpentier (1894-1975), posed before his much-publicised fight against Gunboat Smith at Olympia in July 1914. Date: 1914

Background imageBoxer Collection: Escape from Harbin - July 1900 - Boxer Rebellion

Escape from Harbin - July 1900 - Boxer Rebellion
In 1900, Chinas anti-foreigner Boxer Rebellion broke out and spread to Manchuria. The Russian Military moved in to quell the uprising

Background imageBoxer Collection: Tzu-Hsi Dowager Empress

Tzu-Hsi Dowager Empress
TZU-HSI, aka HSIAO-CH IN &c, generally known as the dowager empress : Manchu ruler who resisted reform, European influences etc, supported the Boxer rising. 1835 - 1908

Background imageBoxer Collection: Bob Fitzsimmons, heavyweight boxing champion

Bob Fitzsimmons, heavyweight boxing champion
Bob (Robert James) Fitzsimmons (1863-1917), English-born World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. circa 1900s

Background imageBoxer Collection: Tommy Milligan - Scottish welter / middleweight boxer

Tommy Milligan - Scottish welter / middleweight boxer
Boxer Tommy Milligan (1904-1970) - Scottish professional welter/middleweight boxer of the 1920s. Date: 1920s

Background imageBoxer Collection: Boxer dog and Piglet

Boxer dog and Piglet
Unusual Friends - Boxer dog and Piglet. 1950s

Background imageBoxer Collection: Primo Carnera celebrates victory, New York, 1933

Primo Carnera celebrates victory, New York, 1933
Photograph showing Primo Carnera (1906-1967), the Italian heavyweight boxer, who had just knocked out Jack Sharkey to become World Champion at the Madison Square Garden Bowl, New York, 1933

Background imageBoxer Collection: Peter Crawley, Boxer

Peter Crawley, Boxer

Background imageBoxer Collection: Ancient boxing gloves or caestus

Ancient boxing gloves or caestus
Boxing gloves or caestus, showing ways that Lottatori fighters bound their hands for combat. 1, 2, 3 from the Maffei Museum, and 4, 5 from an ancient urn in St. Stefano church, Piscinola

Background imageBoxer Collection: Corporal John Shaw of the 2nd Life Guards fighting French cuirassiers at the Battle of

Corporal John Shaw of the 2nd Life Guards fighting French cuirassiers at the Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815. A large man, he was an obvious target for the enemy

Background imageBoxer Collection: English bare-knuckle boxers prize-fighting

English bare-knuckle boxers prize-fighting in a field, 18th century. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient and Modern of the Peoples of the World

Background imageBoxer Collection: Henry Pearce, The Game Chicken, boxer

Henry Pearce, The Game Chicken, boxer
Henry (Hen) Pearce (nickname The Game Chicken), boxer

Background imageBoxer Collection: Boxing match, Jack Johnson v Jess Willard, Havana, Cuba

Boxing match, Jack Johnson v Jess Willard, Havana, Cuba
Jack Johnson (1878-1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant, African-American world heavyweight champion boxer, 1908-1915, in the world heavyweight title match (in Havana)

Background imageBoxer Collection: Petty Officer Matthew Curran, Irish boxer

Petty Officer Matthew Curran, Irish boxer
Petty Officer Matthew Curran (1882-1938), nicknamed Nutty Curran, Irish heavyweight boxer. Date: circa 1910s



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