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Captivating vintage advertising lithographed poster by Riverside Printing Company, Milwaukee, features gorgeous colors and a spectacular Victorian font."Wolgast-Nelson Fight Pictures. Bat. Nelson, Ad Wolgast. Wonderful Moving Pictures of the Greatest Battle in the History of Pugilism," with stunning graphics of the two pugilists.One of the most brutal fights in history, the Wolgast-Nelson II bout ended after forty rounds when Nelson was no longer able to battle (because his eyes were so swollen that he could no longer see) and Wolgast became the new World Lightweight champion.One of the very best exemplars of the small supply that still exist. Double-matted and framed 52.25x38.25" (visible 41x27.25").
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