Sport Antiques Catalogue - Antique Billiard & Snooker
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Billiard Engraving after Henry Bunbury.
A framed and mounted stipple engraving after Henry Bunbury entitled "Billiards". The characterised picture depicts a group of men in the throws of a billiard match. Note they are playing with the early cues, the mace or spoon (push cue). Printed in the bottom margin 'H.W Bunbury DEL, Publish'd 27th Jany 1781, J Byetherton f.
There is an accompanying engraving also called 'Billiards', stock No. 26320.
Henry William Bunbury (1750 1811) was a well known and collectable English caricaturist.
H 29.5 cm x W 41.5 cm
H 11½" x W 16¼"