James Figg [graphic] : master of [the] noble science of defence on [the] right hand in Oxford Road ... / Will. Hogarth ft.

Published/Created:
[London]
[publisher not identified]
[ca. 1733]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching ; sheet 85 x 126 mm
Notes:
Title from etched text.
Sheet trimmed within plate mark.
Not Hogarth.
From R.W. Ketton-Cremer? [W.S. Lewis note].
Found loose in Felbrigg, p. 3.
Mounted on a sheet (wove paper 333 x 268 mm, ruled-border in red ink) with two clippings from newspapers (or broadsides?) announcing boxing matches: one dated in ms. 29 May 1752 and the other 1729.
Abstract:
James Figg stands with his right hand on his back-sword and his left hand on his hip as he faces his a gentleman opponent in a boxing ring; specators crowd the stands on two levels; with ornaments above the frame.
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Attributed name]
Topics:
Boxers (Sports)
Boxing
Figg, James, -1734
Spectators
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1733
Tickets
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
Hogarth 733.00.00.01 Box 100
Orbis Record:
11317958
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22602
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034710
PID:
digcoll:2810217