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1883 John L. Sullivan Exhibition Tour Scrapbook

Lot Number 1186

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This one-of-a-kind scrapbook is a first-hand documentation of John L. Sullivan's exhibition tour with Maori star Herbert Slade, plus Steve Taylor, Mike Gillespie, Pete McCoy and Mike Donovan. Included are numerous news-clipping articles/engravings, as well as a full-page "America's Invincible Champion" news illustration; two-page foldout "Champion of Champions" color illustration; printed song sheet about the Sullivan-Paddy Ryan fight by composer Daniel O'Sullivan; memorial newspaper tribute page to boxer Patsy Clay (1819-1867); and embossed, die-cut illustrations of boats traveled on by Sullivan. 50-plus pages measuring 12x14. FR condition.

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