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