Champion of the World (colour litho)
698009 Champion of the World (colour litho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Poster showing newly crowned
"champion of the world"
boxer James J. Corbett (1866-1933)
meeting with political leaders
and other dignitaries from several
European countries. Corbett is shown
shaking hands with William E. Gladstone,
Prime Minister of England.
Among the leaders in attendance are:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; LA©opold II,
King of the Belgians; Kaiser Wilhelm II;
Emile Loubet, President of France;
Umberto I, King of Italy; Franz Joseph I,
Emperor of Austria; Alexander III,
Emperor of Russia;
and AbdA¼lhamid II, Sultan of the Turks.
Across the top of the poster are emblems
of several European countries.
); A© Galerie Bilderwelt; American, out of copyright
© © Galerie Bilderwelt / Bridgeman Images
Portrait of the Duc de Villars (oil on canvas)
862497 Portrait of the Duc de Villars (oil on canvas) by Rigaud, Hyacinthe (1659-1743) (after); 132.1x101.6 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Duc de Villars (1653-1734) in armour with the sash, badge, cloak and star of the Order of Saint Esprit, and the riband and badge of the Order of the Golden Fleece, the baton of a Marshal of France in his right hand); Photo A© Christie's Images; French, out of copyright
© © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images