Tom Molineux

Tom Molineux

C018/3678 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 63.5MB

Downloadable file size: 11.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Tom Molineux (1784-1818). Pugilist/Boxer. Portrait. A freed slave, he arrived in England in 1809 and began to box professionally, trained by Bill Richmond. His most famous matches were against the British champion Tom Cribb in 1810 and 1811. He lost on both occasions but became a national celebrity. Image taken from Boxiana; or Sketches of ancient and modern pugilism; from the days of the reowned Broughton and Slack, to the heroes of the present milling aera! By One of the Fancy i.e. Pierce Egan. With plates. Originally published in G. Smeeton: London, 1812.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: action, black history month, boxer, boxiana, boxing, boxing champion, britain, british, celebrity, champion, composition, english, entertainment role, event, famous, famous people, historical, history, leisure activity, or sketches of ancient and modern pugilis, people, personalities, portait, portrait, recreation, regency, regency era, slave, sport, sport occupations, tom molineaux

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.