|Method||Etching and aquatint with hand colouring|
|Artist||George Hunt after Edward F. Lambert|
|Published||London, Published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket, 1827. [later 19th century impression]|
|Dimensions||Image 240 x 390 mm, Plate 285 x 420 mm, Sheet 355 x 490 mm|
A print showing a group of men in the throws of a billiard match. Two gentlemen are playing, one is keeping score whilst five are watching. They are playing with a more conventional cue rather than the mace or spoon push cue that can be seen in the cue racks behind.
George Hunt (fl. 1820 - 1845) was a printmaker and publisher. He was an aquatint specialist who worked for others as well as publishing himself or in partnership.
Edward F. Lambert (1790 - 1846) was a British artist and printmaker.
Condition: Slight miss printing to carpet area in front of table, some toning to sheet.