LOT 3063
SOLD €440,00

[Strongmen. Icelandic Glima] Jósefsson's original Icelandic "Glima" co.

'The boy who can throw you any moment he likes to. [...] Mr. Jóhannes Joseffson, the famous icelandic "Glima" champion challenge all comers and will pay his opponent the sum of £50 or 1000 marks if he fails to throw him in 5 minutes in "Glima" style.' Friedländer, Hamburg, 1910. 97 x 71 cm. Lith. no. 5293.

*Glima is a nordic wrestling sport, mainly practiced in Iceland. Josefsson became a Glima champion in 1907, after which he starting touring around the world giving numerous shows as an extraordinary wrestler.

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