{"id":6805934964772,"title":"Antique Pair Pugilist Boxing Reverse Glass Paintings Dutch Sam \/ Thos Shelton Victorian","handle":"antique-pair-pugilist-boxing-reverse-glass-paintings-dutch-sam-thos-shelton-victorian","description":"This is a pair of Antique Victorian RARE reverse painting on glass of pugilists \/ Boxers, 'Thos. Shelton' and 'Dutch Sam'. This pair of paintings each have a nice antique wooden frame and look simply stunning on the wall. Imagine days gone by when boxers fought with their bare knuckles in regular pugilistic contests that were held in the Royal Theatre of London. Each painting has a portrait of the boxer in their fighting stance and their name and details to the bottom of the picture.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eSamuel Elias, better known as Dutch Sam, was a professional boxing pioneer and was active between the years 1801 and 1814. 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is a pair of Antique Victorian RARE reverse painting on glass of pugilists \/ Boxers, 'Thos. Shelton' and 'Dutch Sam'. This pair of paintings each have a nice antique wooden frame and look simply stunning on the wall. Imagine days gone by when boxers fought with their bare knuckles in regular pugilistic contests that were held in the Royal Theatre of London. Each painting has a portrait of the boxer in their fighting stance and their name and details to the bottom of the picture.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eSamuel Elias, better known as Dutch Sam, was a professional boxing pioneer and was active between the years 1801 and 1814. Known as the hardest hitter of his era, he earned the nickname \"The Man with the Iron Hand\".He was born in 1775, Whitechapel, London. Sam is best known as \"the discoverer of the right hand uppercut. In Sam's day it was called an undercut. He created havoc with the new blow until a new way was found to block it. An essential element of the modern boxer's arsenal, it is one of the two main punches that count in statistics as power punches. Sam's downfall was his habitual reliance on alcohol. He bragged of downing as much as three glasses of gin three times a day, and whether his drinking was this frequent or not, it gradually robbed him of his strength and stamina\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTom (Thos) Shelton was known as 'The Navigator' and was a tough pugilist who was born in 1787. ‘The Navigator’ (as he was named) became widely renowned as a ‘scientific boxer – a truly great man in the ring- a good in-fighter, but a left-handed hitter’. Boxiana describes a number of gruelling contests in which Shelton fought bravely to the finish. It is both awe-inspiring and sickening to read about the punishment he endured over a great many bouts between 1812 and 1825. For example on more than one occasion Shelton fought on with multiple broken ribs.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThese framed reverse paintings on glass are in excellent antique condition and are a great sporting memorabilia. Great for any home bar, man cave or in a commercial or retail setting such as sports retail, themed restaurant, boxing club etc.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMeasurements approx:\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTotal including frame:\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e55cm H x 40cm W\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eActual print\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e40cm x 24 cm\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eOur motto is to reuse and recycle these wonderful antique and vintage items so that they get a new lease of life and at the same time you will have a unique, personal item of good quality in your home that will also contribute to the world's carbon footprint.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe courier price quoted in this listing is for mainland UK Only - Please contact us For a delivery quote For Highlands or Islands or Offshore UK, Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, IOW, etc\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis item is available to view at our shop RetroNovia  12 New Pond Parade, West End Road, Ruislip Gardens, Middlesex HA4 6LR . Please call us on 01895 675596 to make sure the item is available before coming to view.\u003c\/span\u003e"}

Antique Pair Pugilist Boxing Reverse Glass Paintings Dutch Sam / Thos Shelton Victorian

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This is a pair of Antique Victorian RARE reverse painting on glass of pugilists / Boxers, 'Thos. Shelton' and 'Dutch Sam'. This pair of paintings each have a nice antique wooden frame and look simply stunning on the wall. Imagine days gone by when boxers fought with their bare knuckles in regular pugilistic contests that were held in the Royal Theatre of London. Each painting has a portrait of the boxer in their fighting stance and their name and details to the bottom of the picture.

Samuel Elias, better known as Dutch Sam, was a professional boxing pioneer and was active between the years 1801 and 1814. Known as the hardest hitter of his era, he earned the nickname "The Man with the Iron Hand".He was born in 1775, Whitechapel, London. Sam is best known as "the discoverer of the right hand uppercut. In Sam's day it was called an undercut. He created havoc with the new blow until a new way was found to block it. An essential element of the modern boxer's arsenal, it is one of the two main punches that count in statistics as power punches. Sam's downfall was his habitual reliance on alcohol. He bragged of downing as much as three glasses of gin three times a day, and whether his drinking was this frequent or not, it gradually robbed him of his strength and stamina

Tom (Thos) Shelton was known as 'The Navigator' and was a tough pugilist who was born in 1787. ‘The Navigator’ (as he was named) became widely renowned as a ‘scientific boxer – a truly great man in the ring- a good in-fighter, but a left-handed hitter’. Boxiana describes a number of gruelling contests in which Shelton fought bravely to the finish. It is both awe-inspiring and sickening to read about the punishment he endured over a great many bouts between 1812 and 1825. For example on more than one occasion Shelton fought on with multiple broken ribs.

These framed reverse paintings on glass are in excellent antique condition and are a great sporting memorabilia. Great for any home bar, man cave or in a commercial or retail setting such as sports retail, themed restaurant, boxing club etc.

Measurements approx:

Total including frame:

55cm H x 40cm W

Actual print

40cm x 24 cm

Our motto is to reuse and recycle these wonderful antique and vintage items so that they get a new lease of life and at the same time you will have a unique, personal item of good quality in your home that will also contribute to the world's carbon footprint.

The courier price quoted in this listing is for mainland UK Only - Please contact us For a delivery quote For Highlands or Islands or Offshore UK, Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, IOW, etc

This item is available to view at our shop RetroNovia  12 New Pond Parade, West End Road, Ruislip Gardens, Middlesex HA4 6LR . Please call us on 01895 675596 to make sure the item is available before coming to view.
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