Image ID
SDN-057297
Headline
Wrestlers Gotch and Hackenschmidt wrestling in a wrestling ring on the field at Comiskey Park
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-057297, 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
2324
Max Pixels - Width
2878
KEYWORDS
1911
Comiskey Park
Gotch
Hackenschmidt
wrestlers
sports
baseball
athletes
Comiskey Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Wrestlers
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Chicago (Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
wrestlers gotch and hackenschmidt wrestling in a wrestling ring on the field at comiskey park

Elevated view of wrestlers Frank Gotch and George Hackenschmidt wrestling in a wrestling ring on the field at Comiskey Park, which was located at 324 West 35th Street and bounded by West 34th Street, South Shield's Avenue (formerly Portland Avenue), and South Wentworth Avenue in the Armour Square community area of Chicago, Illinois. Men are sitting and kneeling ringside, and sitting on a tiered structure. Crowds are visible in the outfield and in the outfield bleachers. A banner advertisement for Bull Durham tobacco is visible along the side of the ring.

Elevated view of wrestlers Frank Gotch and George Hackenschmidt wrestling in a wrestling ring on the field at Comiskey Park, which was located at 324 West 35th Street and bounded by West 34th Street, South Shield's Avenue (formerly Portland Avenue), and South Wentworth Avenue in the Armour Square community area of Chicago, Illinois. Men are sitting and kneeling ringside, and sitting on a tiered structure. Crowds are visible in the outfield and in the outfield bleachers. A banner advertisement for Bull Durham tobacco is visible along the side of the ring.

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