The item is a photograph of Robert Grant Ward and Jack Dempsey. Dempsey was the most popular and the greatest Heavyweight Champion of the World. Ward was amateur heavyweight Champion of America and British Empire Pro Heavyweight Champion.
The item is a group photograph taken November 11, 1906 during World heavyweight Boxing Championship. The fighter on the left is Thomas Burns Canadian born World heavyweight Boxing Champion from 1906 to 1908. The man with the white shirt is the referee James J. Jeffries. The fighter on the right is Jack O'Brien. The three men behind O'Brien are is training team. Robert Grant Ward, Abdul ''The Turk'' Malgan and Swee Swanson ''the Swede''.