Joe Jeanette, Left Guard for Head, from the 27 Scrappers series (E79) for the Philadelphia Caramel Company

Issued by Philadelphia Caramel Co., Camden, New Jersey

Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 1 1/2 × 2 5/8 in. (3.8 × 6.7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 314, E79.1
  • Description

    Trade cards from the "27 Scrappers" series (E79), issued in 1910 by the Philadelphia Caramel Company. Set E79 also called "Philadelphia Caramel Scrappers" by some collectors.

  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of card: JOE JEANETTE, LEFT GUARD FOR HEAD.
    Printed text on verso of card: This card is one of a set of/ 27 SCRAPPERS/ Primary Boxing rules to be/ observed./ BODY- must be erect, weight bal-/ anced on left foot./ ARMS- Left arm extended- right arm/ drawn back, right forearm brought/ before body./ HANDS- Fists must be tightly/ clenched, thumbs turned inside./ LEGS- Left leg extended and right/ leg brought slightly back, toes/ pointed to the right./ HITTING- Strike quickly, making/ blow clean-cut and decisive./ [list of boxers included in series]/ Philadelphia Caramel Co.,/ Camden, N. J.

  • Provenance

    Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)

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