Image ID
SDN-009546
Headline
Frank Gotch and George Hackenschmidt wrestling in a ring, with referee nearby and spectators in the background
Date Depicted
1911
Date Created
1911
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
SDN-009546, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2028
Max Pixels - Width
2775
KEYWORDS
sports
athletes
wrestling
Gotch, Frank
Hackenschmidt, George
Comiskey Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Wrestling
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Wrestlers
Referees
Sports officiating
Chicago (Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
SDN-009546
frank gotch and george hackenschmidt wrestling in a ring with referee nearby and spectators in the background

Portrait of wrestlers Frank Gotch and George Hackenschmidt wrestling in the ring during a match held at Comiskey Park, which was located at 324 West 35th Street and bounded by West 34th Street; South Shield's Avenue (formerly Portland Avenue); South Wentworth Avenue, in the Armour Square community area of Chicago, Illinois. Gotch is on top of Hackenschmidt. Hackenschmidt is laying on his stomach on the mat. The referee is standing in the ring. Spectators sitting in the stands are visible in the background.

Portrait of wrestlers Frank Gotch and George Hackenschmidt wrestling in the ring during a match held at Comiskey Park, which was located at 324 West 35th Street and bounded by West 34th Street; South Shield's Avenue (formerly Portland Avenue); South Wentworth Avenue, in the Armour Square community area of Chicago, Illinois. Gotch is on top of Hackenschmidt. Hackenschmidt is laying on his stomach on the mat. The referee is standing in the ring. Spectators sitting in the stands are visible in the background.

USA