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International Yacht-Race: The Sappho & Cambria rounding off St. Catherine’s.
Grand National Aintree: View of a tumble at Beecher’s Brook. The race was won by Arthur Nightingall on Ilex.
Joseph Darling. Captain of Australia on three tours, he went on to have a successful career in Tasmanian politics.
The Game: 2. The Choice of Innings shall be decided by tossing.
Rare: The Draw: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Et dire que j’ai épouse cet homme lá!… (“And you say I married this man!…”)
Yachting in the Solent: Arrow, Livonia, Vanguard, Egeria, and Foxhound.
University Golf: Six scenes of Oxford v Cambridge at Sunningdale.
Wendor. 125 ton yawl designed by George Watson in 1883.
England v Australia at Kennington Oval: WG Grace batting.
Hurlingham: The end of the polo season. Royal Horse Guards vs Hurlingham by the influential illustrator Maurice Geiffenhagen, RA.
Epsom Derby: Portrait of a decade of winning horses and jockeys with keys to names and owners. After equestrian artist John Sturgess.
Verve, 10 ton cutter designed by George Watson in 1881.
Caught: 22. If the ball, from a stroke of the bat be held although hugged to the body of the catcher:- The Striker is out.
In his father’s footsteps. Lord Dalmeny. SPY
Epsom Derby: Tattenham Corner. Collision on the corner added in 1784 with the extension of the course from a mile to a mile-and-a-half.
Steeplechase: View of race with non competitors pursuing along the side, and an extract from the popular 1727 poem The Chase by William Somerville.
Mediterranean Fleet Regatta at Palma: Seven views of the race for the Admiral’s Cup.
Wilfred Rhodes batting: The first Englishman to complete the double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in Test matches with world records for most appearances in first-class matches, and most wickets taken.
Lord Harris had 42 seasons of first class cricket, and became a dominant figure at the MCC.
Racehorses flat out to the finish: From one of the leading American lithographic and engraving establishments.
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Dead Heat,The Finish. The last race to employ Watermen, as subsequent races would utilise finishing posts.
‘I Say’. Mr. Neil Haig. GAF
Learn from me… how to fall.
Rare: The Cut: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Hugh Laurence Doherty, world champion and Olympic gold medalist. SPY.
Epsom Derby: View of the Paddock with winning horse Sir Hugo, a svelte Prince of Wales and jockey Fred Allsopp After Isaac Cullin.
CUBC President, William Dudley Ward. SPY.
Yachting. After a drawing by Edwin Weedon.
Ascot Gold Cup: Foxhall, rated best on the turf 1881, being ridden by Tom Cannon to beat Faugh-A-Ballagh and Petronell.
Colours and Caps: First Class Country Cricket Clubs.
Yachts: Sleuth-Hound, designed by William Fife in 1880 for the Marquis of Ailsa.
Harris had forty two seasons of first class cricket, captained for England, and was also under secretary of State to India and Governor of Bombay
Lord’s: Test Match England v South Africa: Seven scenes of play with portraits of the players.
Tattersall’s caricature of an auction with the Prince of Wales, Prince Saltykoff, the Duke of Beaufort, the Duke of Hamilton, the Duke of Westminster, Lord Falmouth, Lord Zetland, Lord Cadogan, Lord Rosslyn, Lord Hastings, Lord Calthorpe, Lord Ailesbury, Hon HW. Fitzwilliam, Sir George Chetwynd, James Lowther, Col Forrester, Capt Machell, Mr Benzon, Mr Tattersall and others. By the racing caricaturist LIB (Liberio Prosperi).
Lord’s: MCC v Leictershire. Ten sketches of the match including WG Grace and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Galatea. 90 ton cutter designed by John Beavor Webb in 1884. Challenger in the 1886 America’s Cup
Good Drive. Lady golfer by the renowned American portraitist of beautiful women.
America’s Cup: Finish of first race between Columbia and Shamrock II.
Stoddart captained for England in Cricket and in Rugby Union.
Epsom Derby: Preliminary Canter. View of winner Sir Visto and jockey Sam Coates, Racontuer, Kirkconnel, Curzon, Le Var, Laveno, and Solaro. After John Sturgess.
Amateur Golf Championship: Four views of the links at Prestwick, Holylake, Sandwich and St Andrew’s surrounded by twelve framed and sixteen unframed portraits of famous players.
Cadland: The Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom with his jockey James Robinson whose record at Epsom was not bested until nearly 150 years later by Lester Piggott.
Wimbledon: Service, A backhand return, The end of a grand slam and Saved. Sketches by Helene Wills, 8 times champion of Wimbledon, exhibited at a one off exhibition Bond Street.