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Match at Montreal. City in background.
Skiing: Villars 4020ft. Alpes Vadoises. Ski jumping at Bertaye above Villars sur Olon.
Match in Manchester.
Varsity Match. Fashionable spectators at the Oxford v. Cambridge match.
Four views of the race with a comparative view of the 1869 Harvard v. Oxford race and description.
England v Australia at Kennington Oval: WG Grace batting.
Grand Duke Michael of Russia. Exiled by his brother before the Revolution for his morganatic marriage, he was a prominent figure in English society. WAG.
Skating in the Engadine.
Bayswater: New covered tennis courts.
Skiing Cartoon: Winter sports in Switzerland. ‘They say it’s not really complicated’.
Australia v. England. 15 vignettes of players during the match.
The Result of a Luffing Match.
N is for Nothing to do. Rhyme, and cross, skiers with happy curlers and skater. Double window mounted.
Celebrated Jockeys and Racehorses. With key.
Skiing: The Christiana swing. Glissading on a fine snow slope in Switzerland.
“And say I married this man!…”.
England v Scotland: Rugby Union match at Richmond.
B&W portraits of the Cambridge Crew with decorative light blue detail.
Sir Francis Pelham Warner batting. The ‘Grand Old Man’ of Cricket, Warner went on to have a career as a manager, commentator, and historian.
Blair Athol: Winner of the 1864 Derby and St Leger.
A match before the Prince and Princess of Wales.
Plate 3. Devoted to field sports, Howitt was particularly known for the accuracy of his composition.
Rugby Blackheath: England v Wales. Eight vignettes.
Los Angeles. Changing horses during a 30 mile race.
Four vignettes. Lord Manners, Baron de Rothschild, Prince Saltykoff, Duke of Portland and others. After John Sturgess.
“Instructions to Umpires – 47-48. An umpire should not allow himself to be unduly influenced by appeals. If he be in any doubt, Law 43, ‘That the existing state of things shall continue,’ shall be followed.”
Fall of the flag. View of the start after sporting artist William Wollon.
Lord Harris had 42 seasons of first class cricket, and became a dominant figure at the MCC.
Sir Francis Stanley Jackson batting. Stanley captained for England and was president of the MCC in 1921.
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.
Gentlemen playing a game of ice hockey. Illustration drawn by H. Burgess.
Army v. Navy match in Malta.
Steeplechase: View of race with non competitors pursuing along the side, and an extract from the popular 1727 poem The Chase by William Somerville.
Galatea. 90 ton cutter designed by John Beavor Webb in 1884. Challenger in the 1886 America’s Cup
The Preliminary Canter after the military artist William Barnes Wollen.
Winner of the Oaks 1843 with jockey Frank Butler.
Light Blues. Black & white portraits of the Cambridge Crew with decorative light blue detail.
America’s Cup: Finish of first race between Columbia and Shamrock II.
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
The preliminary canter. Showing Raconteur, the winner Sir Visto. Kirkconnel, Curzon, Le Var, Laveno and Solaro. With key.
HH Prince Ranjitsinhji in the robes of the Jam of Nawanagar. Champion Cricketeer.
Plate 2. Devoted to field sports, Howitt was particularly known for the accuracy of his composition.
At the starting post.
Caricatures by MAC of JB. Hobbs, “The Man of the Moment”, and other Surrey players.
University Golf: Six scenes of Oxford v Cambridge at Sunningdale.
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.
Warwickshire County Ground.
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).
‘The Stop’, Cross-country skiers having a break.
When the shadows lengthen.
Winner of the Derby with jockey Nat Flatman. A scandal of the day, the race was initially won by a ringer Maccabeus posing as Running Rein.
Winner of the Epsom Derby 1843 with jockey Bill Scott.
Yachting. After a drawing by Edwin Weedon.
Epsom Derby: View of the Paddock with winning horse Sir Hugo, a svelte Prince of Wales and jockey Fred Allsopp After Isaac Cullin.
Mr H.L. Doherty, thrice champion
Everton v. Sheffield United at Liverpool.
Race for the Brandford Cup.
The Game: 2. The Choice of Innings shall be decided by tossing.
Dark Blues. Black & white portraits of the Oxford Crew with decorative dark blue detail.
England v. Springboks: Eight vignettes of play with portraits of the players in the border.
John Thomas Hearne bowling. Hearne regularly headed first class bowling, and holds the record for first class wickets for medium and above pace bowlers.
Lawn Tennis Match. Mr Hartley winning.
“Learn from me… how to fall…”. Cross-country skiers.
Plate 1. The Start. Devoted to field sports, Howitt was particularly known for the accuracy of his composition.
60 ton cutter designed by William Fife in 1873.
England v. South Africa: The Great Drawn Match. Six game scenes. Images of all players.
John Thomas Tyldesley batting. A professional batsman, Tyldesley played test cricket for a decade until the outbreak of WWI.
Lord’s: MCC v Leictershire. Ten sketches of the match including WG Grace and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Verve, 10 ton cutter designed by George Watson in 1881.
Seven scenes from before, during and after a polo match
89 ton cutter designed by George Watson in 1880.
Grand National Aintree: View of a tumble at Beecher’s Brook. The race was won by Arthur Nightingall on Ilex.
Douglas and Ramsey Links Golf Course. Four scenes with portraits.
Joseph Darling. Captain of Australia on three tours, he went on to have a successful career in Tasmanian politics.
Bobsleighing: Les Avants 3280ft. A race on the Sonloup run above Montreux.
Winner of the Oaks 1841.
Middlesex versus Nottinghamshire. Shrewsbury caught out by Phillips.
Melton and Champion jockey Fred Archer: Winner of the Derby and St Leger
Oval: England v Australia. Eleven vignettes of the game featuring WG Grace.
Eight views of yachts and popular sights.
Winner of the Oaks 1850.
Winning Her Majesty’s Cup at the Royal Yacht Club Regatta.
Ice Hockey: A match in Switzerland after George Soper.
CUBC President, William Dudley Ward. SPY.
Fair Nell: Thoroughbred after Samuel Sidney.
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.
Hugh Laurence Doherty, world champion and Olympic gold medalist. SPY.
WG. Grace. Waiting to bat. With signature and brief career history.
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.
Ascot Gold Cup: Foxhall, rated best on the turf 1881, being ridden by Tom Cannon to beat Faugh-A-Ballagh and Petronell.
Officers Playing the New Game of Polo.
‘…Ad Astra’. Bob-sleigh crashing.
Skiing in Norway: Seven vignettes of skiing.
Surrey v. Worcestershire. With portraits of the Australians practising at Lord’s.
Berlin street scene.
Schooner Match: The ‘Wildfire’ and ‘Vestal’.
“Ethel”, Mr Etherington-Smith. SPY.
Cambridge winning after a ten year losing streak.
Good Drive. Lady golfer by the renowned American portraitist of beautiful women.
In his father’s footsteps. Lord Dalmeny. SPY
8 views of the course on the Thames.
WG. Grace during the England v. Australia match at the Oval.
Black and white portraits of the Oxford Crew with decorative dark blue detail.
“32. The Striker being caught, no runs shall be scored.”
Race on the third day for Mr Aufrere’s Cup.
Bournemouth Championships: Five vignettes with text.
Three views. Before, during, and after the race.
Cricket Colours of Our Leading Schools: Including Eton, Rugby, Westminster and Harrow.
Winner of the Oaks Stakes, Epsom 1838 with jockey Bill Scott.
Dash for a Scrimmage: After the painting by Ernest Prater exhibited at the RA in 1897.
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.
Yachting in the Solent: Arrow, Livonia, Vanguard, Egeria, and Foxhound.
Cartoon: Why didn’t you hit it?
Sailing match with key to yachts. Mystery, Gnome, Phantom, Enigma and Gazelle.
Varsity Match, Oxford v. Cambridge. Central scene showing the spectators with scenes from the match surrounding.
80 ton cutter designed by John Beavor Webb in 1883. Challenger in the 1885 America’s Cup against Puritan.
Tattenham Corner. Riders speeding round the corner with the old stands still in place. By the artist known as ‘the grand old man of British sporting art’.
Double Panorama showing the race and road to the Derby.
Manners and Modes at St Moritz.
Reginald Herbert Spooner batting. Spooner captained for England in Cricket and Rugby Union.
Walker William Read, Captain of England, during the orginal Ashes series 1882-3. LIB.
Yachts: Sleuth-Hound, designed by William Fife in 1880 for the Marquis of Ailsa.
A bob-sleigh passing a ski-driving party on the road to St Moritz.
Aston Villa v. West Bromwich Albion at Crystal Palace.
Epsom Derby, Tattenham Corner. The corner was introduced with the extension of the course from a mile to a mile-and-a-half.
Elliman’s Scores Again.
Caricatures of the Yorkshire eleven by MAC, on the day of a match v. Surrey at the Oval.
The International Polo Match. Nearside play by the American captain.
Wendor. 125 ton yawl designed by George Watson in 1883.
Arthur Owen Jones batting. A well regarded all rounder, Owen’s career and eventually his life were cut short by tuberculosis.
“9. The innings shall commence after the ground has been swept and rolled unless the In-side object.”
Banned under Cromwell, racing became popular again with the return of Charles II. From Blome’s important work on gentlemen’s pursuits.
Portush Links, Ireland: Five vignettes after Holland Trincham.
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.
Schofield Haigh bowling. Haigh played nearly two decades for Yorkshire and England, being particularly known for his break-back.
Bob-sleigh team on route.
England v Australia at Edgebaston: Nine vignettes of play.
I is for Ice. Rhyme, and cross curlers. Double window mounted.
Oval: The Last Scrimmage after Edwin Buckman. England v. Scotland friendly prior to the first official match in 1872.
Australians v. Lord Sheffield.
Winner of the Oaks 1856 with jockey Alfred Day.
Winner of the Chester and Goodwood Cups 1851.
Under the walls of the Ras-El-Teen fort, Egypt.
The raking drive to the edge of the Green.
Four views. Putney, Barnes and Mortlake with inset off Thornycroft.
The Return at Putney Bridge. From the famous French artist’s four year pilgrimage through London.
Football: Exceedingly rare map of London’s football grounds showing 14 clubs and their closest Charrington Brewery pubs.
Tournament on the Maidan Calcutta.
Match being played: After the painting by John Harrington Bird.
Political Match at Prince’s. Liberals v. Conservatives.
Rare: The Draw: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Well Played Goal: After A. L. Tuck.
Racing: From one of the leading American lithographic and engraving establishments.
Passing the Royal box on the way to the start.
Lord’s: Test Match England v South Africa: Seven scenes of play with portraits of the players.
Grenfell and his twin brother Francis were renowned sportsmen and scholars, both killed in WWI.
Rugby Union Football: Well Saved – Hard Lines after W.B. Wollens.
Z is the Zealot’s Slumber. Rhyme, and sleeping skier. Double window mounted.
Winner in 1828 of the 2000 Guineas, Epsom Derby, Newmarket St Leger and Grand Duke Michael Stakes.
Three tonner race on the Thames.
WG. Grace. With signature and brief career history.
“Tarka”, Harcourt Gilbey Gold, Captain of Leander 1898-1900. SPY.
The Iverna. Rounding the Mouse Lightship.
Skiing: Adelboden 4450 ft. Bernese Oberland. Ski Party on a slopes, view of the tracks, and the party at rest. With Text.
View of an auction. From the famous French artist’s four year pilgrimage through London.
Rare: The Cut: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Epsom Derby: Portrait of a decade of winning horses and jockeys with keys to names and owners. After equestrian artist John Sturgess.
‘I Say’. Mr. Neil Haig. GAF
Cricket Match from the famous French artist’s four year pilgrimage through London.
Hurlingham: The end of the polo season. Royal Horse Guards vs Hurlingham by the influential illustrator Maurice Geiffenhagen, RA.
Winner of the Oaks Stakes at Epsom 1843 with jockey John Barham Day.
International Yacht-Race: The Sappho & Cambria rounding off St. Catherine’s.
At St. Moritz, Engadine, Switzerland.
Devoted to field sports, Howitt was particularly known for the accuracy of his composition.
Eton v. Harrow. Eight sketches of the match.
Passing under Barnes Bridge.
Cross Country Colours. View of a race after the Equestrian artist John Sturgess.