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George Hackenschmidt signed photo
A superb autographed photo of professional wrestling's first world heavyweight champion, George Hackenschmidt. The Estonian strongman, professional wrestler, author, and sports philosopher spent most of his life in London, where he gained the nickname of "The Russian Lion". This choice photographic postcard captures the strongman in muscular pose. The 3.5 x 5.5" postcard has been boldly signed to the lower border in black fountain pen. In fine condition, with minor silvering to the lower right and a corner impression top right from previous album housing.