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Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Barnes Bridge towards Chiswick.
Lord’s: Test Match England v South Africa: Seven scenes of play with portraits of the players.
Epsom Derby: Preliminary Canter. View of winner Sir Visto and jockey Sam Coates, Racontuer, Kirkconnel, Curzon, Le Var, Laveno, and Solaro. After John Sturgess.
Colours and Caps: First Class Country Cricket Clubs.
Skiing: Advertisment for Fasolt Partenkirchen. Gutes Sportgerät, elegante Kleidung (Good sports gear, elegant clothing).
CUBC President, William Dudley Ward. SPY.
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.
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.
Verve, 10 ton cutter designed by George Watson in 1881.
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Dead Heat,The Finish. The last race to employ Watermen, as subsequent races would utilise finishing posts.
Hugh Laurence Doherty, world champion and Olympic gold medalist. SPY.
University Golf: Six scenes of Oxford v Cambridge at Sunningdale.
Rare: The Cut: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Yachts: Sleuth-Hound, designed by William Fife in 1880 for the Marquis of Ailsa.
Newmarket: 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.
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.
Steeplechase: View of race with non competitors pursuing along the side, and an extract from the popular 1727 poem The Chase by William Somerville.
Et dire que j’ai épouse cet homme lá!… (“And you say I married this man!…”)
Mediterranean Fleet Regatta at Palma: Seven views of the race for the Admiral’s Cup.
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.
Billiard Tables: Illustrations of two billiard tables,1820 and 1912 by C. Lazarus & Co.
A Private Turn-Up, in the Drawing Room of a Noble Marquis.
America’s Cup: Finish of first race between Columbia and Shamrock II.
Grand National Aintree: View of a tumble at Beecher’s Brook. The race was won by Arthur Nightingall on Ilex.
International Yacht-Race: The Sappho & Cambria rounding off St. Catherine’s.
Joseph Darling. Captain of Australia on three tours, he went on to have a successful career in Tasmanian politics.
Epsom Derby: Portrait of a decade of winning horses and jockeys with keys to names and owners. After equestrian artist John Sturgess.
John Roberts Jr. One of the great champions of billiards, Roberts helped to establish the rules for English billiards.
The Game: 2. The Choice of Innings shall be decided by tossing.
Good Drive. Lady golfer by the renowned American portraitist of beautiful women.
England v Australia at Kennington Oval: WG Grace batting.
Winning Post: Jockeys John Osborne, Tom Cannon, John Watts, Fred Webb, Fred Barrett, George Barrett, William Robinson and Fred Rickaby with Sir Astley and Judge Clark in the background. By the racing caricaturist LIB (Liberio Prosperi).
Lord Harris had 42 seasons of first class cricket, and became a dominant figure at the MCC.
Wendor. 125 ton yawl designed by George Watson in 1883.
Yachting in the Solent: Arrow, Livonia, Vanguard, Egeria, and Foxhound.
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
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.
Ascot Gold Cup: Foxhall, rated best on the turf 1881, being ridden by Tom Cannon to beat Faugh-A-Ballagh and Petronell.
Epsom Derby: View of the Paddock with winning horse Sir Hugo, a svelte Prince of Wales and jockey Fred Allsopp After Isaac Cullin.
Hurlingham: The end of the polo season. Royal Horse Guards vs Hurlingham by the influential illustrator Maurice Geiffenhagen, RA.
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.
Learn from me… how to fall.
Galatea. 90 ton cutter designed by John Beavor Webb in 1884. Challenger in the 1886 America’s Cup
Stoddart captained for England in Cricket and in Rugby Union.
Rare: The Draw: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Racehorses flat out to the finish: From one of the leading American lithographic and engraving establishments.
Ribbons of the Leading Rowing Clubs: Thirty six ribbons including Oxford and Cambridge.
Yachting. After a drawing by Edwin Weedon.