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    1890's Richard K. Foxx Signed Cabinet Photograph. One of the most active and influential boxing promoters of the Victorian era, Fox saw the legendary John L. Sullivan as his "white whale," actively seeking out a challenger who might dethrone him, most notably Jake Kilrain who he backed in the famous 1889 meeting. The former owner of the Police Gazette signs the lower margin of this 5x8.5" cabinet in 9/10 fountain pen ink. Photo exhibits some handling wear, mainly at the corners, but presents without any significant distraction. PSA/DNA and James Spence Authentication have declined to rule due to lack of exemplars.

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