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Title: 1971F2800 Ceramic Jug
Description: 1971F2800
Ceramic jug, 1817

This jug commemorates a boxing match that took place on 12th July, 1817. The fight was between Sam Scott, a fly boatman from the Black Country and Granby, a prize fighter from Birmingham. Although bare knuckle boxing fights were illegal at this time, a large crowd came to see this 'local derby' at Billesley Common, Moseley, Birmingham.
Keywords:
19th Century
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Social history
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Ceramics
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Birmingham history
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Sport
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Boxing
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Social history
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Recreation & Leisure
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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