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John Martin.
John Martin. He was by trade a baker...
Drawn & Etched from the life by Easto.
London Pub. Feb.y 1st 1819 by S.W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly [but later].
Coloured etching. 415 x 285mm (16¼ x 11¼") very large margins Some restoration lower left.
A boxer, fists raised.
[Ref: 57979]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Daniel Mendoza & Richard Humphreys.
Daniel Mendoza & Richard Humphreys. This Boxing Match took place at Doncaster Sep.r 29th 1790, on a Twenty four foot stage and was the third public contest between those two pugilists. It lasted for about an hour & five minutes & was decisive in favour of Mendoza.
Drawn by C.R. Ryley. Engraved by J. Grozer.
[n.d., engraved c.1790 but printed later.]
Stipple with etching and hand colour. 275 x 355mm (10¾ x 14"), large margins. Repaired tears, one entering plate top right.
Daniel Mendoza (1763-1836), a Jewish boxer from Whitechapel, fighting a grudge match against Richard Humphreys, his former mentor, trainer and manager.
[Ref: 57977]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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A Striking View of Richmond.
A Striking View of Richmond.
Drawn, Etch'd & Pub'd By Dighton, 6 Charing Cross, March 1810.
Etching with hand colour. 325 x 220mm (12¾ x 8¾''), paper watermarked 1812? Colour faded.
A portrait of Bill Richmond (1763-1829), born a slave in Richmondtown, Staten Island, Richmond moved to England in 1777 and spent the rest of his life there. After being educated Richmond was apprenticed to a cabinet maker in York. While in Yorkshire he fought in several boxing matches, and then in 1795 he moved to London and ran the pub the Horse and Dolphin in Leicester Square, he made his name boxing and he fought against Tom Cribb, George Maddox, Tom Molineaux and Tom Shelton. The title jokily refers to topographical views of Richmond, Surrey.
Siltzer:p327. BM Satire 11587.
[Ref: 57975]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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James Ward. Aged 26 yrs. weighs about 12 Stone ¾. Stands 5 feet 9 inches & ½.
James Ward. Aged 26 yrs. weighs about 12 Stone ¾. Stands 5 feet 9 inches & ½.
Drawn & etched by J. Jones.
London Pub.d April 10th 1827 by S.W. Fores 41 Piccadilly [but later].
Coloured etching. 410 x 275mm (16 x 10¾"), large margins. Repaired tear lower left.
A boxer in the ring, fists raised.
[Ref: 57978]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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