Part one of profile on boxer Tom Hickman written by Pierce Egan. The focus of this coverage is Hickman's match against fellow boxer Tom Oliver. This profile of Hickman is part of Egan's famous serialized publication, "Boxiana" (1818 - 1824). Egan was well-known for his captivating coverage of England's early nineteenth-century boxing matches.
Egan, Pierce. "Boxiana" (excerpt). London: Printed for the Booksellers, 1828. Courtesy Bentley Rare Book Museum