Lot 375Abbott, Lemual Francis (b.1760- d.1802) “THE BLACKHEATH GOLFER”...

Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am

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Abbott, Lemual Francis (b.1760- d.1802) “THE BLACKHEATH GOLFER” c1900 – coloured engraving of William Innes and inscribed below “To The Society of Goffers at Blackheath – This Plate is with just Respect Dedicated by Their most humble Servant Lemuel Francis Abbott” and to the lower right “Engraved by V. Green Mezzotint Engraver to his Majesty the elector Palatine – good plate mark in original frame with gilt slips overall 30.75” x 22.25”. Note - This was the first golf print to be published in 1790 and pictured William Innes The Captain of The Society of Golfers at Blackheath in 1778

Hammer Price: £50.00

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