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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Published by:
Walker and Knight, British  Search this
Subject of:
Tom Molineaux, American, 1784 - 1818  Search this
Tom Cribb, English, 1781 - 1848  Search this
Bill Richmond, American, 1763 - 1829  Search this
Medium:
ink and watercolor on wove rag paper with wood and glass frame
Dimensions:
Frame: 14 3/4 × 18 1/2 × 1 in. (37.5 × 47 × 2.5 cm)
H x W (Visible Print): 9 5/8 × 13 3/8 in. (24.4 × 34 cm)
Type:
watercolors
etchings
Place depicted:
Rutland, East Midlands, England, Europe
Date:
October 3, 1811
Description:
A framed etching with watercolor print depicting a bare knuckle boxing match between Tom Molineaux and Tom Cribb that took place on September 28, 1811. Molineaux and Cribb are depicted shirtless. The scene shows Cribb landing a punch on Molineaux. Five people are shown to be watching. A description of the scene appears below image. The back of the frame has sticker on it with an inscription about provenance.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.89.6.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bb4c5282-9748-482b-8d71-4f066af89aa7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.89.6.1