Edwin Pope Boxing Photo Collection.
Over 100 photos, they were used in the publishing of the sports books of this sports editor/author: A) Exceptional collection of boxing wire photos span the decades of the 1920s to 50s with most 20s-30s. Most have paper captions and/or are stamped on the versos. All the greats are here: Tunney Long Count (5), Schmeling lands one to Joe Louis in the first fight, Jim Jeffries, Mickey Walker, Braddock-Baer, Braddock-Louis, Schmeling –Sharkey, Louis KO, Dempsey & Tunney individual photo studies, Primo Carnera (nice group), Henry Armstrong, Marciano-Louis KO, Ezzard Charles, hoods taken from boxing match, Tunney-Greb (6). 50+ pieces. B) Nice John L. Sullivan group printed in the 40s/50s including original Library of Congress print of 1889 Sullivan-Kilrain (8). C) Photos printed in 1950s of the great boxers Johnson, Willard, Jeffries, etc. (13). D) Nice group of photos taken in the 40s & 50s of 19th century material. Includes images taken from classic works of art, a broadside, original cabinets, and from books & publications. 30+ pieces. Overall VG+. Sizes vary, wire photos are full size.