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Roger Edgren Illustration showing Johnson in a comical fashion which was common at the time.Roger Edgren Illustration showing Boxers including Jack Johnson in different situations.In good condition. Robert Wadsworth Edgren (January 7, 1874 – September 9, 1939) was a nationally syndicated American political and sports cartoonist, reporter, editor and Olympic athlete.He began his journalism career in 1895 at the original Hearst newspaper, The San Francisco Examiner. He was given the "inconsequential" job of a "handy man" with the Examiner but his work on the build-up to the historic 1897 world heavyweight championship between Bob Fitzsimmons and "Gentleman Jim" Corbett launched his career.He was transferred to the Hearst paper in New York, The Evening Journal, where he was appointed political cartoonist.
Original Jack Johnson Illustration
Original Jack Johnson Illustration
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $324.50
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

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