John Lewis

Made:
1936-11-09 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

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John Lewis A photograph of John Lewis being presented with the winner's trophy for the world light heavyweight boxing championship
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A photograph of John Lewis (1914-1974) being presented with the winner's trophy for the world light heavyweight boxing championship, Wembley Stadium, taken in November 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

Lewis was the first black American boxer to win the light heavyweight championship. He defeated Len Harvey (1907-1976), widely regarded as one of the finest British boxers of all time.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/E09977
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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