Going to a Fight. [Illustra]ting the Sporting World in all its variety of Style and Costume along the Road from Hyde Park Corner to Moulsey Hurst [Panorama box with viewing case].

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Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856 [Browse]
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1819.
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  • Medium: Etchings, Aquatints, Hand coloring, Wood (plant material), Glass, Leather
  • Item description: A series of eight prints depicting forty-one numbered scenes joined together to form a panorama, reading right to left. Scrolled on two drums in red leather case with display window. Sometimes also known as a myriopticon or paper theater.
  • Item description: Box theater by Sangorski & Sutcliff.
  • Depiction: A group of Londoners traveling to a boxing match in Mousley Hurst [sic] (modern day East Molesey). Landmarks seen along the way include the White Horse Inn and the Diana Fountain at Hampton Court.
  • Signed with blind stamp on box: "E.P. Sutton & Company, Sangorski & Sutcliff".
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