Monday, 11 June 2012

A Motley Collection Of Wrestling Pics.

Some more from my scanning efforts. These are taken from Graeme Kent's 1968  "Pictorial History Of Wrestling".  Well worth a read if you can find a copy.
 Let's start with some sparring from the 1930s. 
  Note that the lady on the bottom looks a little worried
 That can't be comfortable.

Mae Weston battles the great Mildred Burke (1950s?)
  Some early Japanese women's wrestling. Keiko Yamada blocks Aiko Iwamoto's attempt at a pin.  
Katsue Sasaki dropkicks Kiyo Obata as she tries to climb back into the ring.

That's all for now.  See you next time.


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