Joe Coburn (1835-1880)

Coburn was a boxer who was born in Middlestown, County Armagh, Ireland. He twice fought for the world title against Jem Mace, in 1864 when the police interrupted the bout after 77 minutes, and again 6 months later against the 40-year-old Englishman, when they again fought out a draw, this time over 12 rounds.

Date:
1865 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES15694
Photographer:
C. D. Fredricks
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1083px
Width:
661px
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