William Knapp

Title

William Knapp

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This is a photographic portrait of the jockey William "Willie" Knapp.

Two of Knapp's notable wins include the 1918 Kentucky Derby aboard Exterminator and his 1919 Sanford Stakes victory over Man o’ War aboard Upset.

William Knapp was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1969.

Creator

Charles Christian Cook

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

glass plate negative

Files

11 - Cook 13844 - William Willie Knapp Jockey portrait.tif

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “William Knapp,” The Keeneland Library, accessed September 27, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/172.

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