Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 33

Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
"THE ARMY AND THE YMCA SAVED THE BOXING GAME" DEMPSEY, JACK. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To My Friend / Johnson Hagood / in appreciation of your / Wonderful Work / The Army and the Y.M.C.A / Saved the Boxing Game / in America / Every Good Wish / Jack Dempsey," in green ink, portrait by Ball showing him wearing casual clothing and seated with legs crossed on a chair while looking into the camera. Inscribed in the image, center. 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches; minor scattered silvering, portion of inscription written over dark area. Np, nd

Additional Details

with--Photograph, unsigned, bust portrait of Johnson Hagood by the U.S. Army, showing him in later years wearing uniform of major general. 8 1/2x6 1/2 inches. Nd.