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Creator:
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849, author.
Title:
Key to the picture of the fancy going to a fight at Moulsey-Hurst : dedicated, by permission, to Mr. Jackson and the Pugilistic Club / designed and etched by I.R. Cruickshank, under the direction of P. Egan.
Published/Created:
London : Published by R. Jones, and sold by all booksellers and printsellers in the United Kingdom, 1819.
[London] : Marchant, printer, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch-Street, [1819]
Physical Description:
36 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1135 .C78 1819a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Related Content:
View the catalog record for Cruikshank's panorama, Going to a fight
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Written description of a panorama (measuring 14 feet) showing the fancy on the way to a prize fight. Identifies places and people along the panorama.
The panorama was published as: Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856. Going to a fight : the sporting world in all its variety of style and costume along the road from Hyde Park Corner to Moulsey Hurst. -- London : Pubd. by Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1819. See link provided herewith.
With a wood-engraved vignette on title page.
Hartley, R.A. Boxing books, 589
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 307
BEIN: From the collection of Herbert B. Lazarus; bookplate of Albert M. Cohn.
BAC: British Art Center copy in publisher's original printed paper wrappers. Publisher's advertisements on back cover. Armorial bookplate: R.N.H. Moore Stevens.
Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Boxing -- England -- Pictorial works.
Boxing -- England.
Boxing.
Cohn, Albert M. (Albert Mayer) -- Bookplate.
Jones, R., -- Publisher.
Lazarus, Herbert B. -- Ownership.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Marchant, -- Printer.
Stevens, R.N.H. Moore -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1819.
Publisher's advertisements -- England -- London -- 1819.
Contributors:
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856. Going to a fight.
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