A set of six 19th prints of pugilists in modern wooden frames

September 18, 2019 2:10 pm Published by

Published by S W Fores 41 Piccadilly

DAVID HUDSON. Aged 21, height 5 feet 7 inchs. Weight 10 st 4 lb, beat John Street, J Harrington, Henry Robinson, W.m Ballard, West Country Dick, Henry Holt & John Serggins, and has never yet been beaten. Published 16th May, 1820

JOHN LANGAN. The Irish Champion. Born in 1799. Height 5ft. 10 inch. Weighs 12st. 4lbs. Published 24th June, 1824

JAMES WARD. Aged 26 years. Weighs about 12 stone ¾ Stands 5 feet 9 Inches & ½ Published April 10th 1827

E BALDWIN. Known as White Headed Bob. Born in 1800 at Ludlow in Shropshire. Stands 5 ft 10 in. Weighs 13 stone. Published April 1929

JAMES BELCHER. Was born at Bristol April 15 1781: his first battle was with Jack Bartholomew on the 15 of May 1800 whom he beat in 20 minutes – & Gamble in 5 rounds, in 9 minutes & ¾ he gained 12 battles as was allowed to be the best man in England, he died July 30 1811. Published April 5th 1820.

5127978 £ 940 the set of 6

Categorised in:

This post was written by joecollinson