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19cbb
01-05-2010, 12:16 PM
Just wanted to share a pic of a boxer cabinet card.
Photographer was Jefferson Beardsley, Ithaca, NY.
Any chance of identifying the subject?

http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/9279/ithacaboxer.jpg

Tsaiko
01-05-2010, 01:17 PM
Just a wag (wild ass guess), but I would guess a young John L. Sullivan.

Andy Baran
01-05-2010, 09:35 PM
Hi Jimmy. Cool Cabinet. I don't know who it is, but I'm sure that it's not John L. Sullivan.

19cbb
01-06-2010, 10:06 AM
Hi Andy, it's been a long time since our last chat.. wow

Thanks for the input about the cabinet. I don't really have a clue.

aaroncc
01-07-2010, 06:12 PM
Hi Jimmy, Nice cabinet. I agree its not John L. Sullivan. Your cabinet depicts John Donaldson. Here is some info. on him: http://cyberboxingzone.com/boxing/JohnDonaldson.htm

19cbb
01-07-2010, 10:20 PM
Thanks Aaron!
You sure do know your boxing!

It looks like the picture you posted matches the cabinet card.
Is that a book illustration?

aaroncc
01-08-2010, 09:42 AM
You're welcome, it came from the book "Portrait Gallery of Pugilists of America and their Contemporaries", by former lightweight champion Billy Edwards. It has some nice illustrations and you can view the book here: http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Pennsylvaniana/Pennsylvaniana-00007.xml

D. Bergin
01-08-2010, 05:01 PM
Nice catch Aaron.

mybuddyinc
01-09-2010, 07:10 PM
Great link Aaron !!!

Now I realize Villanova has more than just memories of John Pinone and Rolly Masimino ;)