Stipple and etching with large margins. Plate 190 x 140mm (7½ x 5½").
Tom Hickman (1785-1822), boxer. In 1821 he was said to have engaged in a fight with Bill Neate. Hickman was a controversial fighter, dubbed 'the gas-light man', because he had been to London to construct the boilers and restorts of the new gas light factories. Plate to Pierce Egan's 'Boxiana'.
For Egan's 'Boxiana' see ref. 23818.
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