Billiard Engraving after Banbury

Billiard Engraving after Banbury

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26319

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.

Dimensions:

Height 29.5 cm / 11 34"
Width 41.5 cm / 16 12"
Framed Height 47 cm / 18 12"
Framed Width 57.5 cm / 22 34"
Period

1750-1799

Year

1781

Country

United Kingdom

Condition

Very Good

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