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Advertising card featuring Matt Wells

1986.0117.4488

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Dimensions

W 139mm x H 86mm

Material

Physical Description

An advertisement or a collector's card featuring a monochrome, photographic image of a boxer bending over with his fists in the air. The figure is wearing boxing gloves, dark boxing shorts, singlet, socks and laced up shoes. This image is superimposed on a yellow octagon n a blue background. The reverse features a notice for an up-coming match with Ray Bronson and the statistics of Wells's fighting record. The text reads in part "MATT WELLS ... boxes / RAY BRONSON ... 28th February, 1914".

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