Trophy for Light Heavyweight Championship of Australian, won by Jack Johnson in 1943

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Decorative/Cup
Date Used
21 May 1943
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Silver plated cup on brown bakelite stand presented to Jack Johnson for beating Young Frisco in the Light Heavy Weight of Australia Championship in 1943. The cup has slender raised handles cut in an angular shape and a silver plated lid with raised knob at centre. Inscription on one side, engraved, "LIGHT HEAVY WEIGHT/CHAMPIONSHIP/AUSTRALIA/JACK JOHNSON v YOUNG FRISCO/WON BY/JACK JOHNSON/21.5.43./Presented by Eli Phillips. Esq."
0 - Whole: H: 432 W: 340 D: 185mm (H: 17 W: 13 3/8 D: 7 5/16")
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Date Used
21 May 1943
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Family of Jack Johnson.




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