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  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 19 or Plate 1 of Third Part on the Waist Grip: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'C' gripping wrestler 'D' around the waist with both hands, but wrestler 'D' defending himself by grabbing the former's face and pushing his fingers in his...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 21 or Plate 3 of Third Part on the Waist Grip: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'D' grabbing the left arm of wrestler 'C' who is turned away from him; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 29 or Plate 4 of Fourth Part on Pulling Hair: Two men wrestling; after wrestler 'E' has been swung over the back of wrestler 'D', the former stands up and grabs wrestler 'D' by the arm and kicks his knee with his left leg in order for...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 28 or Plate 3 of Fourth Part on Pulling Hair: Two men wrestling; after wrestler 'D' has pulled the hair of wrestler 'E' (see previous plate), the former swings the latter over his back; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 27 or Plate 2 of Fourth Part on Pulling Hair: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'D' pulling the hair of wrestler 'E' backwards and twisting his body; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 26 or Plate 1 of Fourth Part on Pulling Hair: Two men wrestling; the two wrestlers standing opposite each other and grabbing each other's hair; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 25 or Plate 7 of Third Part on the Waist Grip: Two men wrestling; after wrestler 'C' gas placed his knee in the back of 'D' (see previous plate), the latter quickly turns around twists the right arm of the former; illustration to...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 24 or Plate 6 of Third Part on the Waist Grip: Two men wrestling; after wrestler 'D' pulled the arm of wrestler 'C' over his shoulder (see previous plate), wrestler 'C' reacts by shoving his right knee in the former's back;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 23 or Plate 5 of Third Part on the Waist Grip: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'D' holding the right arm of wrestler 'C' and pulling it over his shoulder; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 22 or Plate 4 of Third Part on the Waist Grip: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'C' at right holding the left arm of wrestler 'D' in a tight grip; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 30 or Plate 1 of Fifth Part on Grips: Two men wrestling; two wrestlers standing opposite each other, wrestler 'E' grabs wrestler 'F' under his armpits, while wrestler 'F' holds the former's upper arms; illustration to Nicolaes...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 31 or Plate 2 of Fifth Part on Grips: Two men wrestling; after being grabbed by wrestler 'E' below his armpits (see previous plate), wrestler 'F' hits the former's arm and turns outwards in order to crush the right hand of wrestler...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 32 or Plate 3 of Fifth Part on Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'E' frees his arm from the grip of wrestler 'F' (see previous plate) and grabs the latter by his buttocks, wrestler 'F' responds by grabbing the former by the neck;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 34 or Plate 5 of Fifth Part on Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'F' jumps up after falling onto the ground (see previous plate) and grabs the left ankle of wrestler 'E' who then trips; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 33 or Plate 4 of Fifth Part on Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'F' loses his balance after grabbing wrestler 'E' by the neck (see previous plate) and falls onto the ground; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst"...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 35 or Plate 1 of Sixth Part on Chest Grips: Two men wrestling; two wrestlers standing opposite each other, wrestler 'F' grabs wrestler 'G' by the chest with his right arm, while wrestler 'G' reacts by grabbing the arm of the former;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 36 or Plate 2 of Sixth Part on Chest Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'F' pushes wrestler 'G' towards the ground by twisting his right arm; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching On verso:...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 38 or Plate 2 of Seventh Part on Chest Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'H' standing partly behind wrestler 'G' and grabbing his upper arm, after which wrestler 'G' has to bend forward; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 37 or Plate 1 of Seventh Part on Chest Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'H' grabs wrestler 'G' by the chest with his right arm, wrestler 'G' reacts by trying to hit wrestler 'H' on the arm with both hands; illustration to Nicolaes...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 40 or Plate 4 of Seventh Part on Chest Grips: Two men wrestling; after wrestler 'G' tried to trip wrestler 'H' (see previous plate), wrestler 'H' reacts by grabbing the former by his arm and thus manages to keep standing; illustration...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 39 or Plate 3 of Seventh Part on Chest Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'G' tries to trip wrestler 'H' by placing his right foot behind the latter's left leg; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam:...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 41 or Plate 1 of Eighth Part on Fist Punches: Two men wrestling; the two wrestlers standing opposite each other, in position to give each other punches; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 45 or Plate 5 of Eighth Part on Fist Punches: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'I' kicks wrestler 'H' in the back with his left knee; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 44 or Plate 4 of Eighth Part on Fist Punches: Two men wrestling; both wrestlers have stood up again after falling down (see previous plate), wrestler 'I' then attacks wrestler 'H' from behind and grabs his right arm and leg with both...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 43 or Plate 3 of Eighth Part on Fist Punches: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'H' in the process of tripping after wrestler 'I' grabbed his ankle (see previous plate), but the former kicks the latter with his right leg so that wrestler...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 42 or Plate 2 of Eighth Part on Fist Punches: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'H' tries to punch wrestler 'I' at right, but the latter ducks and grabs the former by his right ankle in order to make him trip; illustration to Nicolaes...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 47 or Plate 1 of Ninth Part on Lifting Opponents: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'K' standing at right, wrestler 'I' reaches down and places his shoulder against the former's stomach, while grabbing the left arm and left leg of wrestler...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 46 or Plate 6 of Eighth Part on Fist Punches: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'H' turns around after being kicked by wrestler 'I' (see previous plate), grabs the left arm of wrestler 'I' and twists it behind the latter's back;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 48 or Plate 2 of Ninth Part on Lifting Opponents: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'K' being lifted by wrestler 'I' who holds him by both his arms; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 49 or Plate 3 of Ninth Part on Lifting Opponents: Two men wrestling; after wrestler 'I' lifted wrestler 'K' (see previous plate), wrestler 'K' reacts by pushing the former's head down and grabbing his arms from above; illustration to...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 50 or Plate 4 of Ninth Part on Lifting Opponents: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'I' grabbing the left left of wrestler 'K' and pulling him over; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 52 or Plate 2 of Tenth Part on Throat Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'K' grabbing wrestling 'L' at the throat, while the latter raises his hands in a fist; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam:...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 51 or Plate 1 of Tenth Part on Throat Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'K' grabbing wrestling 'L' at the back of his neck, while the latter punches him in the stomach; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam:...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 59 or Plate 5 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'M' standing at right and placing his shoulders against the back of wrestler 'L', while trying to take the knife from the latter's hand;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 58 or Plate 4 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'L' standing at right and holding a sheath in his left hand, while wrestler 'M' tries to take the knife out of his right hand; illustration...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 57 or Plate 3 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'L' trying to get his knife out of the sheath at right, while wrestler 'M' tries to prevent a knife attack by grabbing his arm with both...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 56 or Plate 2 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'L' standing at right and holding a knife in his right hand, wrestler 'M' trying to prevent a knife attack by shoving his left arm through...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 55 or Plate 1 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; the two men standing opposite each other, wrestler 'M' punches wrestler 'L' in the face; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst"...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 54 or Plate 4 of Tenth Part on Throat Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'K' grabbing wrestler 'L' at the throat with his right hand while he raises his left fist to punch, wrestler 'L' grabbing his right arm in defense; illustration...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 53 or Plate 3 of Tenth Part on Throat Grips: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'K' grabbing wrestling 'L' at the throat, while the latter folds his hands together and hits the former's arms; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst"...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 60 or Plate 6 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'M' twisting the knifed arm of wrestler 'L' behind the latter's back, while placing his foot in the right knee of wrestler 'L' and taking...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 62 or Plate 8 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'M' holding the knifed right hand of wrestler 'L' with both his hands, while kicking the latter's right leg with his left leg; illustration...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 61 or Plate 7 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'M' forcing wrestler 'L' on the ground by twisting his arm around the latter's back and placing his knee on his back; illustration to...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 63 or Plate 9 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'L' standing at right and raising a knife with his right hand, wrestler 'M' trying to prevent a knife attack and grabbing the former's...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 64 or Plate 10 of Eleventh Part on Defending against Knife Attacks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'L' standing at left with a knife in his hands, wrestler 'M' at right and kicking the knife out of the former's hand with his left leg;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 67 or Plate 1 of Thirteenth Part on Leg Kicks: Two men wrestling; the two men holding each other's arms, while wrestler 'N' tries to trip wrestler 'O' by kicking the back of the latter's right leg; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 66 or Plate 2 of Twelfth Part on Throwing Someone over your Head: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'M' kneeling on the ground, seen in profile to right, while grabbing the left left of wrestler 'N' who tumbles on top of the former;...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 65 or Plate 1 of Twelfth Part on Throwing Someone over your Head: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'N' standing at centre and grabbing wrestler 'M' by the buttocks and neck, who is seen from behind and falling over; illustration to...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 71 or Plate 5 of Thirteenth Part on Leg Kicks: Two men wrestling; both men standing up again (see previous plate), wrestler 'O' grabbing the neck of wrestler 'N' from behind; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst"...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 70 or Plate 4 of Thirteenth Part on Leg Kicks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'O' kneeling on the ground while pulling wrestler 'N' down by his legs; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst" (Amsterdam: 1674) Etching

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 69 or Plate 3 of Thirteenth Part on Leg Kicks: Two men wrestling; wrestler 'O' standing with his right leg behind the legs of wrestler 'N', while both men grab each other's necks; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst"...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • print; book-illustration

    Plate 68 or Plate 2 of Thirteenth Part on Leg Kicks: Two men wrestling; the two men holding each other's arms, while wrestler 'O' places his right leg behind the legs of wrestler 'N'; illustration to Nicolaes Petter's "Worstel-Konst"...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration
    • Producer: Romeyn de Hooghe (Print made by); Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge I (Published by)
    • Production date: 1674
    • Production place: Amsterdam
  • No image

    medal; cravat-pin

    Cravat-pin in brass set with a gold medal of a man wrestling with an eagle and an inscription.

    • Object type: medal; cravat-pin
    • Producer: Lalique (Made by)
    • Production date: 1915
    • Production place: France
  • figure

    Egyptian terracotta figure group of wrestlers. Mould-made. Part of a wrestling group, modelled in the round and leaning towards each other to grapple: one figure, whose head and lower body are lost, has a neck-hold on the other, and...

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ptolemaic
    • Production date: 3rdC BC
    • Production place: Nile Delta
    • Find spot: Naukratis
  • Album of Persian Costumes and Animals with Some Drawings by Kaempfer; painting; album

    Trainer watching a competition between two wrestlers; single-page painting on an album folio. To the left the wrestlers are entangled, bare chested, shaved heads, and shoeless, while the fully clothed trainer stands aside, holding a cloth...

    • Object type: painting; album
    • Producer: Jání (Made by); Engelbert Kämpfer (Connected with)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Persian
    • Production date: 1684-1685
    • Production place: Isfahan
  • Ada-kura ukiyo-e sugata; print

    Woodblock print. Bijinga. Love. Girl reading letter from a wrestler with, inset, open book of joruri.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Kikugawa Eizan (菊川英山) (Print artist)
    • Production date: 1787-1867
    • Production place: Japan
  • drawing

    Drawing. Recto: sumo wrestlers; verso: warriors by shore, with ship on water. Ink on paper.

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Hokushi (北紫) (Painted by)
    • Production date: 19thC(mid)
    • Production place: Japan
  • diptych print

    The actors Bando Mitsugoro III as the wrestler Kaminari Tsurunosuke (left) and Sawamura Sojuro IV as the wrestler Narukami Kajinosuke in the play "Sugata no Hana Azuma no Datezome", performed at the Ichimura theatre in the third month,...

    • Object type: diptych print
    • Producer: Suzuki Ihei (Published by); Utagawa Toyokuni I (歌川豊国) (Print artist)
    • Production place: Japan
  • Tsuzoku Suikoden Goketsu Hyakuhachi-nin no Hitori; print

    Woodblock print.Classical literature. History, myth and legend. The wrestler Roshi Ensei, trampling on the eyes of a defeated rival.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳) (Print artist)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Edo Period
    • Production date: 1827-1830
    • Production place: Japan
  • print

    Colour woodblock print, one sheet of an oban polyptych. The kabuki actor Sawamura Sojuro IV in an unknown role, grasping a sword.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Utagawa Toyokuni I (歌川豊国) (Print artist)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Bunka Era
    • Production date: 1811
    • Production place: Edo
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    relief; cast

    Plaster cast of relief; four athletes; one about to jump, two wrestling, one throwing javelin.

    • Object type: relief; cast
  • The African Queen; print; drawing

    Wrestler with dead animal skin on shoulder; working proof. 2010 Hand-coloured etching

    • Object type: print; drawing
    • Producer: Peter Blake (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 2010
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    Les luteurs sur les remparts de Berne le lundi des Paques; print

    Wrestling contest on Easter Monday in Bern, after Wocher; with seated figures surrounding six men wrestling in pairs; beyond, some trees on the right and the city on the left Aquatint (manière de lavis) on etched lines

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Jean François Janinet (Print made by); Abraham Wagner (Published by); Marquard Wocher (After)
    • Production date: 1775-1777
    • Production place: Paris
  • Vue de la Jungfrau / et de la fête des bergers célébrée en 1808, au pied du chateau d'Unspunnen / Canton de Berne; print

    The Unspunnen festival; a crowd of spectators gather around wrestlers and stone-throwers; to the left are two red and white striped tents and a dining-table; barrels of drink are carried by various figures, in the right foreground, a...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Isaac Adam (After); Godefroy Engelmann I (Print made by); Pierre Mongin (After); Julien Vallou de Villeneuve (After)
    • Production date: 1808
  • Hercules overcomes Antaeus, who opposes his passage into Africa; Copper Plate Magazine; print

    Hercules killing the giant Antaeus by lifting him up; the hero's club at his feet; a cliff in the right middle distance; lettered state of of illustration to Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' Etching and engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Charles Eisen (After); George Kearsley (Published by); William Walker (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1774-1778
    • Production place: London
  • Oba in Public; panel

    Panel; carved of wood; rectangular panel with three-dimensional carving showing musicians in upper left corner, two men wrestling in lower left corner, three people seated under umbrella and two men seated on either side of large bowl with...

    • Object type: panel
    • Producer: S E Owie (Made by)
    • Production date: 1980s
    • Production place: Benin City
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    bowl

    Two fragments of a greenish blown glass bowl with a plain cut and ground rim, curved sides, and a flattened base. Decorated with linear and facet cut designs: in the centre, a man on a stool; round him, four roundels and four round-headed...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman
    • Find spot: Rome
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    figure

    Terracotta group of two nude boys wrestling on a plinth, with traces of red paint and white slip remaining.

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Western Greek
    • Production date: 3rdC BC-2ndC BC
    • Production place: Italy
    • Find spot: Calabria
  • amphora

    Pottery: black-figured amphora. Accessories sparingly used. (a) Wrestling-match: An athlete to right is about to strike with his fist his opponent, who has fallen on right knee, and is looking back with left hand raised, as if appealing to...

    • Object type: amphora
    • Producer: The Leagros Group (Attributed to)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic; Archaic Greek
    • Production date: 515BC-500BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Vulci
  • cista

    Bronze cista; lid surmounted with figure of two wrestlers and decorated with incised representation of four Nereids riding hippocampi; much of body lost except two bands and eight rings.

    • Object type: cista
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Etruscan
    • Production place: Italy
    • Find spot: Palestrina
  • kylix

    Pottery: red-figured kylix. Exterior: (a) Two youths wrestling, beside a stele on the left. This group seems to represent an intermediate stage between the two scenes shown on BM Vase Ε94, the relative positions of the combatants being...

    • Object type: kylix
    • Producer: The Codrus Painter (Attributed to)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic
    • Production date: 430BC
    • Production place: Attica
  • toy; figure

    Toy figure (one of set of four); wrestler mould-made of red plastic; hands, feet and hair painted black; yellow plastic cape; mounted with rubber band on red plastic straw filled with multi-coloured sugar circles.

    • Object type: toy; figure
    • Production date: 1980s
    • Production place: Acaxochitlan
  • toy; figure

    Toy figure (one of set of four); wrestler mould-made of white plastic; hands and face painted pink; belt and star on chest painted silver; mounted with rubber band on blue plastic straw filled with sugar circles; red plastic cape.

    • Object type: toy; figure
    • Production date: 1980s
    • Production place: Acaxochitlan
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    tsuba

    Tsuba. Circular shape. Warriors wrestling. Figures are carved in the round with inlays. Hikonebori style. Made of gold, copper, shibuichi overlaid iron; also shakudo, copper.

    • Object type: tsuba
    • Producer: Soheishi Nyudo Soten (藻柄子入道宗典) (Made by)
    • Production place: Japan
  • print

    Woodblock print. Boys wrestling in front of pergola with wisteria and poem.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Suzuki Harunobu (鈴木春信) (Print artist)
    • Production date: 1724-1770
    • Production place: Japan
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    The different kinds of Wrestling; print; book-illustration; book

    This is a copy of an illustration to Salzmann's "Gymnastics for Youth" (perhaps from a pirated edition? a set of the copies has here been bound in the published book, alongside the original illustrations); wooded landscape with two central...

    • Object type: print; book-illustration; book
    • Producer: Anonymous (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1800
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    The different kinds of Wrestling.; print; book-illustration; book

    Illustration to Salzmann's "Gymnastics for Youth" (London, 1800); wooded landscape with two central trees; four pairs of boys wrestling in a clearing; three other boys spectating. 1800 Etching and engraving

    • Object type: print; book-illustration; book
    • Producer: William Blake (Attributed to); Joseph Johnson (Published by)
    • Production date: 1800
    • Production place: London
  • Septem orbis admiranda; print

    Plate 1, the statue of Jupiter at Olympia, seated at centre, surrounded by columns; with men wrestling in foreground and spectators on all sides; from a series of seven prints depicting the seven wonders of the world. 1608 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Antonio Tempesta (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1608
  • drawing

    Recto (a): Front of a sarcophagus: centaur and satyr wrestling; an athletic herm looking on. Recto (b): Bacchic sarcophagus - left end, showing Pan carried by cupids and a satyr. Verso: (a): Two pen and ink studies of a cupid from the...

    • Object type: drawing
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    Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum; print

    Two nude men wrestling, with the arch of Constantine and the Colosseum in the background; after a marble statue, shown here with the restorations (heads, right arm), formerly in the Medici collection, now in the Uffizi. 1638 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: François Perrier (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1638
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    print

    A fair ground in front of a church, clowns dancing past tents towards the left, a drummer approaching the viewer in the right foreground, past three men who sit on the ground, backs to the viewer, in the centre, a ring-master attracting...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Sir Frank Brangwyn (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1880-1943
  • title-page; print

    Title-page with title written on a pedestal in central foreground; a statue of two wrestlers on the pedestal, putti with theatrical masks and medallions in foreground, a procession on the plinth of the pedestal; after Jan Goeree; title-page...

    • Object type: title-page; print
    • Producer: Pieter van der Aa (Published by); Johannes van den Avelen (Print made by); Jan Goeree (After); François Halma (Published by)
    • Production date: 1698
    • Production place: Leiden; Utrecht
  • La Fête des Bergers Suisses; print

    Oval-shaped image; a scene in a valley depicts the Festival of Swiss Shepherds in Unspunnen; a ring of spectators surrounds a group of dancers, some wrestlers and a panel of judges; some marquees and chalets to the left; a castle ruin at...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Johann Stähli (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1805
  • Les Lutteurs / dans le Canton de Berne; print

    Two men are wrestling, while a group of five peasants are watching, mountains and trees in the background; within a wash border Aquatint with hand-colouring

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Bourgdorfer, J.J. (Published by); Georg Volmar (After)
    • Production date: 1795-1831
    • Production place: Bern
  • Les Lutteurs des Alpes; print

    A group of four wrestlers acting in front of a cottage, surrounded by peasants, mountains and a clouded sky in the background; within a wash border Aquatint with hand-colouring

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Leonhard Staub (Print made by); Johann Michael Voltz (After)
    • Production date: 1810-1826
  • Les Luteurs sur les remparts de Berne le Lundi des Paques; print

    Situation of a public fight, three couples of fighters acting in front of a crowd of peasants, city, huge trees and figures, standing and sitting in a row in the background; within a wash border Aquatint and etching with hand-colouring

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Marquard Wocher (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1785-1830
  • cup

    Pottery: red-figured cup decorated on the interior with an erotic scene, and on the exterior with athletes. INTERIOR: love-making. A bearded, naked man kneels to the right, his back resting against a large folded cushion decorated with...

    • Object type: cup
    • Producer: The Dokimasia Painter (Attributed to)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic
    • Production date: 480BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Vulci
  • Kintaro rigyo o toru 金太郎捕鯉魚; diptych print

    Colour woodblock print, vertical diptych. Strong boy Kintaro (also called Kaidomaru) wrestling a giant carp at the base of a waterfall. Clear glue applied to the eyes to give them lustre (original to the print). Two sheets pasted together.

    • Object type: diptych print
    • Producer: Kyokado 教花堂 (Block cut by); Matsui Eikichi 松井栄吉 (Published by); Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (月岡芳年) (Print artist)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Meiji Era
    • Production date: July 1885
    • Production place: Tokyo-to
  • Pierce Egan's Life in London and Sporting Guide; print; newspaper/periodical

    A copy of the August 26th 1827 edition of Pierce Egan's "Life in London and Sporting Guide", with several vignettes of sporting activities as the headings to various news items (1827) Woodcut

    • Object type: print; newspaper/periodical
    • Producer: George Cruikshank (After); Pierce Egan (Published by); J R Marshall (Print made by); William Chester Walker (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1827
    • Production place: London
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    postcard; photographic print

    Seventeen picture postcards with scenes of life in the prewar Imperial Japanese navy: 1. ‘Tags for relief from duties’ 休業札(Kyugyo-fuda) 2. ‘Laundry’ 洗濯 (Sentaku) 3. ‘Sword practice’ 撃剣 (Gekiken) 4. ‘Division inspection’ 分隊点検 (Buntai...

    • Object type: postcard; photographic print
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Showa Era
    • Production date: 1930s
    • Production place: Japan
  • prize/trophy; Panathenaic amphora

    Pottery: black-figured Panathenaic amphora. Free style, with few archaisms. Designs on panels with accessories of white and buff. On the neck, double honeysuckle-pattern. (a) Athene standing to right between two Doric columns, with left...

    • Object type: prize/trophy; Panathenaic amphora
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic
    • Production date: 332BC-331BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Capua
  • plaque

    Bronze plaque with gold and silver inlay, showing cupids wrestling and boxing.

    • Object type: plaque
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman
    • Production date: 1stC
  • amphora

    Pottery: black-figured amphora. Designs black on deep buff ground, with a band of network below; accessories of purple. Handles thin and grooved; under each, a palmette and lotus pattern. On the neck: (a) Two wrestlers about to engage,...

    • Object type: amphora
    • Producer: Nikosthenes (Made by)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic; Archaic Greek
    • Production date: 550BC-540BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Agrigento
  • cista

    Bronze cista (cylindrical box) with scenes from the Trojan wars: the combat of Paris and Menelaos (Menle); Achilles (Achle) with the corpse of Penthesilea, Queen of the Amazons; and the combat of the Greeks and Amazons. Lid surmounted with...

    • Object type: cista
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Etruscan
    • Production date: 300BC-250BC
    • Production place: Palestrina
    • Find spot: Palestrina
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    kanamono

    Kanamono. Wrestling frogs. Made of gold, copper, shakudo, shibuichi overlaid shibuichi, nigurome.

    • Object type: kanamono
    • Production date: 18thC-19thC
    • Production place: Japan
  • Matsumoto Koshiro IV as Sekitori Katsuragawa no Choemon(?) and Sakata Hangoro III 四代目松本高四郎の関取桂川長右衛門(?)と三代目坂田半五郎; diptych print

    Colour woodblock print, hosoban diptych. The kabuki actors Matsumoto Koshiro IV (right sheet) possibly as the sumo wrestler Sekitori Katsuragawa Choemon, and Sakata Hangoro III as another unidentified wrestler, perhaps in the play ‘Haru no...

    • Object type: diptych print
    • Producer: Katsukawa Shun'ei (勝川春英) (Print artist)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Kansei Era
    • Production date: 1790
    • Production place: Edo
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    contorniate

    Copper alloy contorniate, cast (rather than struck), pierced.

    • Object type: contorniate
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman Imperial
    • Production date: 4thC(late)-5thC
    • Production place: Rome
  • kylix

    Pottery: red-figured kylix: INTERIOR: Trainer and boxer. A bearded trainer stands to the right, but looks back over his shoulder to the left. He wears a himation (black border; battlement border around shoulder only), shoes and a red...

    • Object type: kylix
    • Producer: The Foundry Painter (Attributed to)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic
    • Production date: 490BC-480BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Vulci
  • No. 1 Nihonbashi 日本橋; Kisokaido rokujoku tsugi no uchi 木曾街道六十九次之内; print

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Nihonbashi Station. Ashikaga Yorikane (left) watches his bodyguard, the wrestler Narukami Katsunosuke (right) protect him from his attacker, Ukiyo Tohei on the Nihonbashi bridge (Inset: a daimyo procession...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳) (Print artist); Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Published by)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Edo Period
    • Production date: 1852
    • Production place: Edo
  • The Mission of Commodore Perry to Japan, 1854; handscroll

    Handscroll, painting. Pictorial record of US Commodore Matthew Perry's second visit to Japan in 1854. Ink, colour, gold and silver pigment on paper. Double paulownia wood storage box, with handwritten document detailing the contents of the...

    • Object type: handscroll
    • Producer: Onuma Chinzan (大沼沈山) (Calligrapher); Hibata Osuke(樋畑翁輔) (Painted by)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Edo Period
    • Production date: 1854-1858
    • Production place: Japan
  • relief; panel

    Terracotta Campana relief showing a scene in a palaistra (wrestling school). On the right is a statue of a victorious boxer holding a palm-branch and a winner's ribbon. A boxing thong is bound on to his left fist and forearm. On a pillar is...

    • Object type: relief; panel
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman
    • Production date: 1stC
  • kantharos

    Black figured pottery stemmed kantharos with a flaring foot. Design black on red ground; merely painted. Round the rim, ivy-leaves; above the design a chevron-pattern interspersed with dots. Frieze of various figures: On the left a seated...

    • Object type: kantharos
    • Production date: 520BC-500BC