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Featherweight boxing match; 15 year old New Zealander Bobby Goslin knocking out American P Gonsalves, in Wellington, 1942

Reference Number: PAColl-8602-29

Featherweight boxing match; 15 year old New Zealander Bobby Goslin knocking out American P Gonsalves during the first 30 seconds of a match in Wellington, in 1942. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Bob Goslin, P Gonsalves, Wellington City, Boxers (Sports), Americans - New Zealand and Boxing matches - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16.4 x 15.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - published 27 Sept 1957 page 54; Verso - Featherweight Contest Goslin - Wellington Gonzalves - America Knocked out [in 30] seconds 15 years old; Verso - caption from New Zealand Free Lance, 27 September, 1957, page 54, attached to back of print - When a fellow needs a friend. Bobby Goslin, later to represent New Zealand at the 1948 Olympics, is here seen in 1942 as a lad of 15 years, knocking out a well-performed American, P Gonsalves, in 30 seconds of the first round of a bout in Wellington..."

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