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Wells & Coffey (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.

 

Wells & Coffey

 

[1912] (date created or published later by Bain)

 

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

 

Notes:

"SS 2/15/14 SS 5/4/15" on negative sleeve.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.

Photo shows English boxer Bombardier Billy (William Thomas) Wells (1889-1967) sparring with Jim Coffey, the Roscommon Giant (1891-1959), in Rye, New York, to prepare for a fight with Al Panzer. (Source: Flickr Commons project,2008 and New York Times article, June 26, 1912)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

 

Subjects:

Boxing

 

Format: Glass negatives.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.10594

 

Call Number: LC-B2- 2419-7

  

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Taken sometime in 1912