John “Jack” Broughton (c1703-1789) English bare-knuckle boxer who was the first person to codify a set of rules to be used in such contests



Rare portrait if this early pugilist. Engraved by Robert Cooper (fl1793-1836) for ‘Fifty Wonderful Portraits’ published by J. Robins and Co. 1824

Stipple steel engraving
Orginal image size 10.0 x 13.5
Digital image size 3728 x 5038 px
31.6 cm x 42.7 cm (300 dpi)