Imagine the impact of this 1897 flipbook, before television and radio! Ringside seats to the championship match mean that the cover of this flipbook has been worn to bits. I could safely capture a few images from the center to bring one punch back to life for you.
Living Photograph Flip Book. Novelty Export Co, 1897. 2 ¼” x 1 ½”.
James Corbett and Robert Fitzsimmons championship boxing match.