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Wells & Coffey

By publisher. Bain News Service


Photo shows English boxer Bombardier Billy (William Thomas) Wells (1889-1967) sparring with Jim Coffey, the Roscommon Giant (1891-1959), in Rye, New York, to prepare for a fight with Al Panzer. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and New York Times article, June 26, 1912)Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).General information about the Bain Collection is available at

Year: 1912
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