Arthur Chambers (1847-1925)

Arthur Chambers was a light heavyweight boxer who fought from 1864-79. In 1872 he won the American championship against Billy Edwards. He retired briefly in 1877 after having a finger amputated, but he returned to the ring in 1879 to defeat Johnny Clark in 136 rounds, a fight that lasted 2 hours, 23 minutes. He retired after the fight, with a record of 11-1-2 with nine KOs. He is shown here in his boxing stance in a cabinet card by J. Wood of 208 Bowery in New York City.

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Cabinet Card
Item#:
MES15543
Photographer:
John Wood
Height:
1932px
Width:
1252px
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