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Art of Self Defence.
Art of Self Defence. Tom and Jerry receiving Instructions from Mr. Jackson, at his Rooms in Bond Street.
Drawn & Eng.d. by I.R. & G. Cruikshank.
[Published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones, London, 1821.]
Hand-coloured etching and aquatint. 185 x 125mm (7¼ x 5"). Trimmed within plate. Slight time staining.
Satirical print of Tom and Jerry boxing. One of the coloured illustrations for the 1821 a popular book with the title Life in London or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis.
BM Satires 14329
[Ref: 63186]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Sparring at the Fives Court.
Sparring at the Fives Court.
Drawn & Etched by H.Alken Esq.r.
[After an illustration by Henry Alken from Real Life in London, or, the Further Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin The Hon. Tom Dashall, through the Metropolis, Jones, London 1821.]
Hand coloured etching. 175 x 110mm (7 x 4¼"). Trimmed around the title.
Gentlemen stand watching two men boxing in a raised ring at the Fives Court in St Martins Street, London. After an illustration by Henry Alken from Real Life in London, or, the Further Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin The Hon. Tom Dashall, through the Metropolis, Jones, London 1821.]
[Ref: 63187]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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The Daffy Club.
The Daffy Club. , or a Musical Muster of the Fancy.
Drawn & Engraved by R. Cruikshank.
Published March 1.1824 by Sherwood Jones & Co.
Coloured aquatint. 240 x 150mm (9½ x 6").
A view of the interior of the Daffy Club meeting at the Castle Tavern, Holborn. The club was for members of The Fancy to enjoy a bit of gin and sport and featured a long room adorned with portraits of the great boxers.
[Ref: 63188]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Jeu des Sages.
Le Jeu des Sages. Caricatures Parisiennes.
A Paris chez Martinet libraire, rue du Coq St Honoré. [n.d. c.1802]
A finely hand coloured etching, plate 210 x 285mm (8½ x 11¼"), with very large margins. Some time staining and surface dirt, largely contained to margins.
A group of five elderly men playing at boules; behind two dogs and an elegant lady.
[Ref: 63062]   £390.00  
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Fleet Prison.
Fleet Prison. N.o 36.
Rowlandson & Pugin del.t et sculp.t. Stadler Aqua.t.
London. Pub.1st Sept.r, 1808 at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101, Strand.
Hand coloured aquatint, plate 230 x 280mm (9 x 11"), with very large margins.
A view of the notorious debtors' prison near Farrington Street. Founded in 1197 this building shown here was built 1781-1782, after the previous one was destroyed in the Gordon Riots of 1780. In the yard some of the inmates are playing tennis/squash/racquets.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 62690]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Out! So don't fatigue yourself - I beg Sir?
Out! So don't fatigue yourself - I beg Sir?
[Robert Seymour]
[Henry Bohn] [n.d. c.1878]
Lithograph, sheet 165 x 155mm (6½ x 6¼").
A man stumps the wicket, making the remark to a sweating larger man in tartan trousers. Cricketing caricature by Robert Seymour, published in 'Seymour's Humorous Sketches,' by Henry Bohn in 1878.
[Ref: 62965]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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