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“The Fieldsman – 41. If he wilfully stop the ball otherwise than with his persn, five runs shall be added to the score.”
The Game: 2. The Choice of Innings shall be decided by tossing.
In his father’s footsteps. Lord Dalmeny. 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.
Surrey v. Worcestershire. With portraits of the Australians practising at Lord’s.
Yachting. After a drawing by Edwin Weedon.
International Yacht-Race: The Sappho & Cambria rounding off St. Catherine’s.
Hurlingham: The end of the polo season. Royal Horse Guards vs Hurlingham by the influential illustrator Maurice Geiffenhagen, RA.
Opening match at the Polo club.
John Thomas Tyldesley batting. A professional batsman, Tyldesley played test cricket for a decade until the outbreak of WWI.
Elliman’s Scores Again.
University Golf: Six scenes of Oxford v Cambridge at Sunningdale.
WG. Grace. With signature and brief career history.
Reginald Herbert Spooner batting. Spooner captained for England in Cricket and Rugby Union.
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.
Good Drive. Lady golfer by the renowned American portraitist of beautiful women.
Polo Match at Ranelagh before the Colonial Visitors.
England v Australia at Edgebaston: Nine vignettes of play.
Varsity Match, Oxford v. Cambridge. Central scene showing the spectators with scenes from the match surrounding.
Caricatures by MAC of JB. Hobbs, “The Man of the Moment”, and other Surrey players.
Douglas and Ramsey Links Golf Course. Four scenes with portraits.
Six sketches on 11th May.
The International Polo Match. Nearside play by the American captain.
Verve, 10 ton cutter designed by George Watson in 1881.
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.
Schofield Haigh bowling. Haigh played nearly two decades for Yorkshire and England, being particularly known for his break-back.
Epsom Derby: View of the Paddock with winning horse Sir Hugo, a svelte Prince of Wales and jockey Fred Allsopp After Isaac Cullin.
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.
HH Prince Ranjitsinhji in the robes of the Jam of Nawanagar. Champion Cricketeer.
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
Australians v. Lord Sheffield.
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.
Lord Harris had 42 seasons of first class cricket, and became a dominant figure at the MCC.
Galatea. 90 ton cutter designed by John Beavor Webb in 1884. Challenger in the 1886 America’s Cup
Yachting in the Solent: Arrow, Livonia, Vanguard, Egeria, and Foxhound.
A match before the Prince and Princess of Wales.
“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.”
Learn from me… how to fall.
Yachts: Sleuth-Hound, designed by William Fife in 1880 for the Marquis of Ailsa.
Australia v. England at the Kennington Oval. Double panorama of the match.
Arthur Owen Jones batting. A well regarded all rounder, Owen’s career and eventually his life were cut short by tuberculosis.
Middlesex versus Nottinghamshire. Shrewsbury caught out by Phillips.
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.
Rush of the Furious Ride. Approaching the ball.
Lord’s: MCC v Leictershire. Ten sketches of the match including WG Grace and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Seven scenes from before, during and after a polo match
“9. The innings shall commence after the ground has been swept and rolled unless the In-side object.”
The raking drive to the edge of the Green.
Tournament on the Maidan Calcutta.
Eton v. Harrow. Eight sketches of the match.
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.
Army v. Navy match in Malta.
Rare: The Draw: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Stoddart captained for England in Cricket and in Rugby Union.
Match being played: After the painting by John Harrington Bird.
WG. Grace during the England v. Australia match at the Oval.
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race: Dead Heat,The Finish. The last race to employ Watermen, as subsequent races would utilise finishing posts.
England v Australia at Kennington Oval: WG Grace batting.
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).
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.
Three sketches: Missing, A Lead of All, and A Hanging Ball.
CUBC President, William Dudley Ward. SPY.
Mr Punch agrees with all Mr Hore-Belisha says about dangerous driving – and more.
Et dire que j’ai épouse cet homme lá!… (“And you say I married this man!…”)
Grenfell and his twin brother Francis were renowned sportsmen and scholars, both killed in WWI.
John Thomas Hearne bowling. Hearne regularly headed first class bowling, and holds the record for first class wickets for medium and above pace bowlers.
Mediterranean Fleet Regatta at Palma: Seven views of the race for the Admiral’s Cup.
Rare: The Cut: For Felix on the Bat by Nicholas ‘Felix’ Wanostrocht.
Grand National Aintree: View of a tumble at Beecher’s Brook. The race was won by Arthur Nightingall on Ilex.
Varsity Match. Fashionable spectators at the Oxford v. Cambridge match.
Cricket Match from the famous French artist’s four year pilgrimage through London.
Caricatures of the Yorkshire eleven by MAC, on the day of a match v. Surrey at the Oval.
‘I Say’. Mr. Neil Haig. GAF
Hugh Laurence Doherty, world champion and Olympic gold medalist. SPY.
Racehorses flat out to the finish: From one of the leading American lithographic and engraving establishments.
Steeplechase: View of race with non competitors pursuing along the side, and an extract from the popular 1727 poem The Chase by William Somerville.
Wendor. 125 ton yawl designed by George Watson in 1883.
Walker William Read, Captain of England, during the orginal Ashes series 1882-3. LIB.
America’s Cup: Finish of first race between Columbia and Shamrock II.
Ascot Gold Cup: Foxhall, rated best on the turf 1881, being ridden by Tom Cannon to beat Faugh-A-Ballagh and Petronell.
Warwickshire County Ground.
WG. Grace. Waiting to bat. With signature and brief career history.
Sir Francis Pelham Warner batting. The ‘Grand Old Man’ of Cricket, Warner went on to have a career as a manager, commentator, and historian.
Australia v. England. 15 vignettes of players during the match.
Officers Playing the New Game of Polo.
Sir Francis Stanley Jackson batting. Stanley captained for England and was president of the MCC in 1921.
“32. The Striker being caught, no runs shall be scored.”