Tho's Spring. Champion of England.
A caricature of Thomas Spring who was born Thomas Winter and changed his name to 'Spring' when he became a proffessional boxer. Published by S.W. Fores, January 1st, 1829 with early hand colouring. Caption beneath the title reads "- he beat Neat on the 20th of May 1823. Langan on the 7th of June, 1824, and again on the 8th June, 1824, stands 5foot 11 inches high, weighs 12 stone 6lbs, aged 31." Age toned on verso but otherwise in very fine condition.
Approx 24cms by 33.5cms.