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Et dire que j’ai épouse cet homme lá!… (“And you say I married this man!…”)
Hurlingham: The end of the polo season. Royal Horse Guards vs Hurlingham by the influential illustrator Maurice Geiffenhagen, RA.
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.
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 very Influential through his offices with the MCC.
Lord’s: MCC v Leictershire. Ten sketches of the match including WG Grace and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Skiing: Caricature of Winter sports on the Alps and the boulevards of Paris.
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Barnes Bridge towards Chiswick.
Skiing: Advertisment for Fasolt Partenkirchen. Gutes Sportgerät, elegante Kleidung (Good sports gear, elegant clothing).
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).
Liverpool vs Sunderland: Three sketches, First Goal, Off Side and a Protest.
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.