Kōrero: Boxing and wrestling

Amateur boxing match, Christchurch, 1910 (1 o 2)

Amateur boxing match, Christchurch, 1910

Local amateur boxing clubs were started in the early 1900s. This is an amateur bout at a Christchurch club in 1910, attended by a good crowd of men. The wooden structures protruding from the ceiling are frames for speed bags, which are used for punching practice.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/1-009095-G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Joseph Romanos, 'Boxing and wrestling - Amateur boxing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37957/amateur-boxing-match-christchurch-1910 (accessed 21 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015