Len Harvey

Made:
1938-12-01 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

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Len Harvey A photograph of boxer Len Harvey after winning the British light heavyweight title
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A photograph of boxer Len Harvey after winning the British light heavyweight title, taken by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1 December, 1938.

A photograph of the boxer Len Harvey (1907-1976), taken in December 1938 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

The photograph was taken just after Harvey had taken the British light heavyweight title from reigning champion Eddie Phillips. Harvey is regarded as one of the finest British boxers of all time. During his long career he was, at various times, British middle, light-heavy and heavyweight champion between 1929 and 1942. In this bout he beat reigning light heavyweight champion Eddie Phillips.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/G05913
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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