Billiards / Mr Bunbury del. ; Js. Bretherton f.

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James Bretherton
approximately 1730-1806
Billiards / Mr Bunbury del. ; Js. Bretherton f.
[London] : Publish'd [by James Bretherton] 27th Jany, 1781
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
[London] : Publish'd [by James Bretherton] 27th Jany., 1781.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Print shows a group of players around a billiard table. One of them holds up a cue in front of a ball lying near the corner. He wears a long pigtail queue, on the back of his coat is a large ribbon bow or cockade to which a key is attached. A number of spectators stand round watching intently: of two behind the player, one resembles a footman. Two others stand behind the corner of the table, one wearing a hat like that of a coachman; two others stand on the right behind the table.

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