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Boxing » Boxing Photographs » Boxers » GENE TUNNEY & GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (AT POLO MATCH) PHOTOGRAPH

GENE TUNNEY & GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (AT POLO MATCH) PHOTOGRAPH

GENE TUNNEY & GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (AT POLO MATCH) PHOTOGRAPH

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Original sepia photograph of Tunney and George Bernard Shaw attending a Polo match, probably taken in 1929. The two had met the previous year, and the friendship lasted until Shaw's death in 1950. This unusual friendship is the subject of a new book by Tunney's son, Jay Tunney, titled The Prizefighter and The Playwright.

16 x 25cm. Laid down to brown mount. Excellent condition. A rare and fascinating image.

Date
1929

£275.00 (Code: 23802)

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