Set Too. When Cock meets Cock, _Then comes the tug of War! Plate 1. [&] Fight. Each tugging to be victor, breast to breats. Yet neither conqueror nor conquered. Plate 2. [&] Throat. O mighty Caesar, dost thou lie so low? Plate 3. [&] Knock Down. Lo now myglory, smeared in dust & blood. Plate 4. [&] Recovery. And each keen sinew braced, the storm of war Ruffling o'er all his nervous body frowns. Plate 5. [&] Death. Dead_for my life_Even so:_My tale is told. Plate 6.
Pubd. July 1, 1834, by R. Ackermann, at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent St.
A set of six coloured aquatints in Arthur Ackermann frames. Visible sheet area 202 x 241mm. 8 x 9½". Frame 374 x 419mm. 14¾ x 16½".0.
A set of cock-fighting scenes, from the first approach to the bloody attack, recovery and final death as one stands victorious over the other. Listed in Siltzer as a set of six Cock-Fighting by Newton Fielding (1799-1856).
[Ref: 25719] £1,200.00