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    Circa 1883 Walter Watson Cabinet Photograph. After losing a match to determine who would earn a position as an instructor at the New York Athletic Club, Watson headed west to San Francisco's Olympic Club and there took on a new fighter by the name of James Corbett. This rare cabinet from the studio of famed photographer Joseph Wood is hand labeled "Prof. Watson" and exhibits edge and corner wear but a relatively clean image area. Size 4x6.5".

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    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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