"The Society of Goffers At Blackheath" (Antique Golf Image)
Photogravure Printed in Colours
After the 1790 engraving by Valentine Green, A.R.A (1739-1813)
From the painting by Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1803)
English, Late 19th/Early 20th Century
32.8 cm x 22.5 cm (Image)
58.0 cm x 47.4 cm (Framed)
Label verso for the framer G.W. Callen of 39 Camden Passage.
A very attractive late Victorian print of the rare and sought after mezzotint by Valentine Green, A.R.A (1739-1813) after by Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1803).
Abbott's celebrated picture represents William Innes (1719-1795) dressed in his uniform of Captain of the Blackheath Society of Golfers and his caddie who wears the uniform of a Greenwich Hospital Pensioner.
Presented in an beautifully mellowed fashion and in a very superior black lacquered frame.
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