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Alken, Henry Thomas (Senior)

'A Prize Fight' from the National Sports of Great Britain, 1823

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Neither the fighters nor the location and size of the crowd would indicate that this is not a championship match. This is one of 50 plates from Alken’s well know work ‘the National Sports of Great Britain’.


About the Artist
Artist Alken, Henry Thomas (Senior)
Title 'A Prize Fight' from the National Sports of Great Britain, 1823
Date 1823
Medium Aquatint by J. Clark
Dimensions 37.5 x 44 cm
Category Aquatint
Reference 1984.038

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