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Boxing Match Film, c1895 - 1896

Reference code: 178D12.5

Scope and Contents

Nitrate film by Birt Acres, showing an outdoor boxing match and ringside onlookers. Possibly Acres’ Boxing Match film in August 1896 or Boxing Match/Boxing Contest filmed in 1895.


  • Creation: c1895 - 1896


Conditions Governing Access

Only digitised copy is available to view by appointment in the NFCA reading room. Nitrate originals are not available to view. Film viewing equipment must be booked in advance.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of National Fairground and Circus Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material.


1 Item(s)

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English


Catalogued according to type

Physical Description

Original nitrate film, stored in BFI's specialist storage facility

Cultural context



Repository Details

Part of the National Fairground and Circus Archive Repository

The University of Sheffield
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Sheffield South Yorkshire S10 2TN United Kingdom
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