Peter Corcoran - Vintage c. 1839 Engraved Print

Peter Corcoran - Vintage c. 1839 Engraved Print
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Fiction and Fact intertwine with each other regarding this 18th century fighter. Pierce Egan thinks highly of him and projects Corcoran as being somewhat of an Irish Superman whose eventual downfall was due to drink and gambling.

Other writers are not so kind and accuse Egan of literal fabrication in the telling of Corcoran's story. Most accounts credit him with being an average brawler who could take an awful beating without going down. He is also rumoured to have been on the winning end of several fixed fights.

Year - c. 1839

Vintage full plate copper & steel-point engraving. From the rare "Boxiana" volume of plates.

On thicker stock engraving plate paper with blank back.

SIZE - About 7" x 11" inches in size.

CONDITION - About EX condition.


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