Book Description

Framed print. Image size 19.5" x 25.5" approx. Overall framed size 36" x 38" approx. There is also an original pencil remarque in the bottom right margin of two uniformed officers, one of whom appears to be Edward Prince of Wales. The remarque has an original pencil signature, with a pencil number '52'. There is a small scuff mark approx 1" x 0.5" toward the bottom centre of the print, with a similar mark approx 0.5" x 024" in the margin.
Dealer Notes
A very scarce print of a historic boxing event. Jimmy Wilde outpointed Joe Lynch on 31st March 1923 at the National Sporting Club. The print is from a painting by W. H. Robinson done in 1923 which is the date that appears on the print under the printed signature.
At the end the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), in military uniform, stepped into the ring and congratulated Wilde on his victory. This was the first time Royalty officially entered the ring and thereby had given their official patronage to boxing.
Author William Howard Robinson
Date 1923
Binding Framed print
Publisher W. Howard Robinson
Illustrator William Howard Robinson
Condition Good
Pages 1

Price: £595.00

Offered by David Maynard

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