"An Evening at The National Sports Club"  William Howard Robinson
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"An Evening at The National Sports Club" William Howard Robinson
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20 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

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"An Evening at The National Sports Club"
"An Evening at The National Sports Club"
William Howard Robinson
Depicting "Peerless Jim" Driscoll and Jim Bowker in the ring before Round 1 for the British Featherweight Championship in 1907, framed and glazed (Size approx. 88 x 56cm)

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  • Driscoll won the fight with KO in the 17th round and went on to fight against World Feather Weight Champion Abe Attwell USA in New York. He held the British Feather weight title from 1906 – 1913 and also won the European Crown. William Howard Robinson was a noted representative artist and portrait painter of the early twentieth century becoming well known for his sketches and portraits of figures in the sporting world. The original painting took Robinson four years to complete and contained details of 329 sporting celebrities.
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