Ted Lewis - photograph

Description:
The boxer Ted 'Kid' Lewis (1894-1970) was born Gershon Mendeloff, and was the son of an East End cabinet maker. He began his boxing career at the age of 14 and went on to win 215 out of 299 fights between 1909 and 1929. At various points in his career, he held the titles of British middleweight and welterweight champion, as well as European and Commonwealth welterweight champion. He was the world welterweight champion in 1915-16, and again from 1917-19
Production Date:
1920-1929
ID no:
JML_7.7
Maker:
unknown
Copyright:
Out of copyright. Digital image copyright Jewish Museum, London.

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