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A Coracle Race on the Severn at Ironbridge, Shropshire.

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A Coracle Race on the Severn at Ironbridge, Shropshire.
Ref: 2356686



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on September 10th, 1881 with later hand colouring.

Approx 21cms by 12.5cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Captain Edgeworth Johnstone.

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Captain Edgeworth Johnstone.
Ref: 8326





An antique print entitled "Hard Hitter" produced for the famous Victorian Magazine "Vanity Fair" founded by Thomas Gibson Bowles which commenced publication in 1869. For about forty five years caricatures of famous and infamous personalities were carried in the weekly issues of Vanity Fair. Subjects included Royalty, judges, politicians, musicians, sportsmen, artists, actors and criminals of Victorian and Edwardian Britain. This print by 'Spy' was published on 9th July, 1898.


Approx 20cms by 33cms.


Price: 145.00
  



Tho's Spring.  Champion of England.

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Tho's Spring. Champion of England.
Ref: 2356628



A caricature of Thomas Spring who was born Thomas Winter and changed his name to 'Spring' when he became a proffessional boxer. Published by S.W. Fores, January 1st, 1829 with early hand colouring. Caption beneath the title reads "- he beat Neat on the 20th of May 1823. Langan on the 7th of June, 1824, and again on the 8th June, 1824, stands 5foot 11 inches high, weighs 12 stone 6lbs, aged 31." Age toned on verso but otherwise in very fine condition.




Approx 24cms by 33.5cms.



Price: 145.00
  



Earth Stopper  -  Henry Alken.

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Earth Stopper - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354194

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 30cms by 20cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Bull Baiting  -  Henry Alken.

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Bull Baiting - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354193

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 30cms by 20cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Bear Baiting  -  Henry Alken.

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Bear Baiting - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354192

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 30cms by 20cms.


Price: 45.00
  



A Match at the Badger  -  Henry Alken.

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A Match at the Badger - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354191

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 22cms by 15.5cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Drawing the Badger  -  Henry Alken.

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Drawing the Badger - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354190

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 22cms by 15.5cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Owling  -  Henry Alken.

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Owling - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354189

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 22cms by 15.5cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Spearing the Otter  -  Henry Alken.

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Spearing the Otter - Henry Alken.
Ref: 2354188

A coloured plate from an engraving by I. Clark after Henry Alken (1785-1851). Originally published in Alken's "The National Sports of Great Britain with descrioptions in English and French" in 1823. This plate was published by Methuen and Co. 36, Essex Street, W.C. London in 1903.

Approx 30cms by 20cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Bicycle Tournament at Liverpool.

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Bicycle Tournament at Liverpool.
Ref: 2352649



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" May 1st, 1869 with later hand colouring.

Approx 23.5cms by 17cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Water Polo at Hunter's Quay, Scotland.

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Water Polo at Hunter's Quay, Scotland.
Ref: 2352648



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Graphic" newspaper on September 18th. 1880 with later hand colouring.

Approx 22.5cms by 15cms


Price: 30.00
  



Start for the Cyclist's Ten - Mile Race at Kennington Oval.

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Start for the Cyclist's Ten - Mile Race at Kennington Oval.
Ref: 2352642



An antique photograph which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on 30th April, 1892.

Approx 23.5cms by 16.5cms.


Price: 20.00
  



The Marquis of Lorne and the Princess Louise in Canada  -  Tobogganing at Ottowa.

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The Marquis of Lorne and the Princess Louise in Canada - Tobogganing at Ottowa.
Ref: 2352503





An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Graphic" on Saturday , February 1st, 1879.




Approx 22.5cms by 30cms.


Price: 40.00
  



Grand Trotting Match.

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Grand Trotting Match.
Ref: 2352451



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on Ausust 12th, 1843 with later hand colouring.

Approx 16cms by 10cms.


Price: 25.00
  



"A Lesson in Bowls".

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"A Lesson in Bowls".
Ref: 2351166






An antique woodcut engraving after Arthur Hopkins, A.R.W.S. which was published in "The Graphic" on October 14th, 1893. Later coloured by hand.




Approx 22.5cms by 29cms.


Price: 40.00
  



The Lacrosse Match, North v. South, at the Chrystal Palace on April 18th.

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The Lacrosse Match, North v. South, at the Chrystal Palace on April 18th.
Ref: 2351164






An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The IllustratedLondon News" on April 20th, 1901. Later coloured by hand.




Approx 23cms by 32cms.


Price: 40.00
  



"Those who laugh who win"  Drawn by F. Dadd.  (Chess)

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"Those who laugh who win" Drawn by F. Dadd. (Chess)
Ref: 2351163



An antique woodcut engraving after F. Dadd which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on March 21st, 1885. Later coloured by hand.

Approx 31cms by 23cms.


Price: 35.00
  



Summer Skating at Prince's Ground, Brompton.

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Summer Skating at Prince's Ground, Brompton.
Ref: 2350851




An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News2 on Saturday, July 17th, 1874.



Approx 23.5cms by 24.5cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Curling Match.

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Curling Match.
Ref: 3834


A woodcut engraving entitled "Curling Match by W. Small"" published in "The Graphic" on December, 25th, 1869. The colouring is later.

Approx 23cms by 30cms


Price: 40.00
  



Curling in Scotland.

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Curling in Scotland.
Ref: 3730


A woodcut engraving entitled "Curling in Scotland" published in "The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News" on March, 8th, 1879. The colouring is later.

Approx 24cms by 30.5cms


Price: 55.00
  



Curling at an Ice Rink, Manchester.

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Curling at an Ice Rink, Manchester.
Ref: 3386



A woodcut engraving published in "The Graphic" on 24th March, 1877. The colouring is later.

Approx 30cms by 22.5cms


Price: 75.00
  



International Baloon - Race from Crystal Palace.

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International Baloon - Race from Crystal Palace.
Ref: 2347760






Antique woodcut engravings which were published in "The Illustrated London News" on October 30th, 1880. Later coloured by hand. An account of the balloon race between an English and French balloon is on the verso.




Approx 23.5cms by 31.5cms.


Price: 35.00
  



A School of Arms.

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A School of Arms.
Ref: 2347272



An antique woodcut engraving of a Fencing Class which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on July 19th, 1890.

Approx 32cms by 22.5cms.


  



Sketches at the Waterloo Cup Meeting.

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Sketches at the Waterloo Cup Meeting.
Ref: 2346239





Antique woodcut engravings which were published in "The Illustrated London News" on March 1st, 1890.



Approx 24cms by 33.5cms.


Price: 40.00
  



Ballooning  -  The Balloon Contest  -  Sketches from "Number Two".

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Ballooning - The Balloon Contest - Sketches from "Number Two".
Ref: 2345912


Antique woodcut engravings which were published in "The Graphic" newspaper on September 11th, 1880. Later coloured by hand.

Approx 49cms by 34cms.


Price: 65.00
  



Bowls,

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Bowls,
Ref: 123697




An antique print by Charles Crombie from the cover of 'Fry's the Outdoor Magazine' edited by C.B. Fry. Published in 1905. Laid on card with some loss to image in top right corner.


Approx 15cms by 16.5cms.


Price: 40.00
  



Playing Pool in a Paris Cafe in aid of the Territorial Liberation Fund.

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Playing Pool in a Paris Cafe in aid of the Territorial Liberation Fund.
Ref: 23784



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Graphic" newspaper on April 6th, 1872. Later coloured by hand.

Approx 30cms by 23cms.


Price: 35.00
  



Basket  -  Ball  :  A New Game for Women.

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Basket - Ball : A New Game for Women.
Ref: 23780





An antique engraving from a drawing by A. Forestier which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on Oct. 7th, 1905. Later coloured by hand.



Approx 23cms by 32cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Pointer and Setter Grouse Trials at Rhiwlas, North Wales  -  General view of the ground.

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Pointer and Setter Grouse Trials at Rhiwlas, North Wales - General view of the ground.
Ref: 23767



An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Graphic" newspaper on August 23rd, 1873. Later coloured by hand. A repaired tear in bottom margin extends 2cms into image to the left of centre.

Approx 30cms by 22.5cms.


Price: 40.00
  



The Gymnast :  A Sketch at a London Music - Hall.  Drawn from life by Paul Renouard.

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The Gymnast : A Sketch at a London Music - Hall. Drawn from life by Paul Renouard.
Ref: 23761





An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Graphic" newspaper on September 3rd, 1893. Later coloured by hand.



Approx 20cms by 30.5cms.


Price: 30.00
  



Tobogganing on the slopes of the Castle Hill, Dover.

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Tobogganing on the slopes of the Castle Hill, Dover.
Ref: 23756


An antique woodcut engraving . Circa 1887. Later coloured by hand.

Approx 23cms by 15cms.


Price: 25.00
  



Ascent of Mr. Hampton's "Erin - go - Bragh" Balloon, at Batty's Roytal Hippodrome, Kensington.

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Ascent of Mr. Hampton's "Erin - go - Bragh" Balloon, at Batty's Roytal Hippodrome, Kensington.
Ref: 23753


An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on 7th June, 1851. Later coloured by hand.

Approx 24cms by 18cms.


Price: 30.00
  



International and All-England Pigeon-Races at the Alexandra Palace.

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International and All-England Pigeon-Races at the Alexandra Palace.
Ref: 23746


An antique woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on 31st July, 1875. Later coloured by hand. Repaired tear in top right corner of image.

Approx 23cms by 16cms.


Price: 25.00
  



A Game at Bowls.

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A Game at Bowls.
Ref: 11944


An antique woodcut engraving published in "The Illustrated London News" on June 22nd, 1872.

Approx 31.5cms by23cms.


Price: 35.00
  



A Bicycle tour in France.

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A Bicycle tour in France.
Ref: 10753




Antique woodcut engravings which were published in "The Graphic" on July 24th, 1886.


Approx 23cms by 30cms.


Price: 45.00
  



W.H. Grenfell

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W.H. Grenfell
Ref: 8330





An antique print entitled "Taplow Court" produced for the famous Victorian Magazine "Vanity Fair" founded by Thomas Gibson Bowles which commenced publication in 1869. For about forty five years caricatures of famous and infamous personalities were carried in the weelky issues of Vanity Fair. Subjects included Royalty, judges, politicians, musicians, sportsmen, artists, actors and criminals of Victorian and Edwardian Britain. This print by 'Spy' was published on 20th December, 1890.


Approx 19cms by 32cms.


Price: 125.00
  



Lord Henry Stacey.

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Lord Henry Stacey.
Ref: 8328





An antique print entitled "Henry" produced for the famous Victorian Magazine "Vanity Fair" founded by Thomas Gibson Bowles which commenced publication in 1869. For about forty five years caricatures of famous and infamous personalities were carried in the weelky issues of Vanity Fair. Subjects included Royalty, judges, politicians, musicians, sportsmen, artists, actors and criminals of Victorian and Edwardian Britain. This print by 'Ape' was published on 24th April, 1880.


Approx 18.5cms by 31.5cms.


Price: 125.00
  



The Reopening of the Skating Season at Prince's Club, Knightsbridge.

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The Reopening of the Skating Season at Prince's Club, Knightsbridge.
Ref: 5737




An engraving after Sydney Seymour Lucas which was published in "The Graphic" newspaper on October 30th, 1909.

Approx 48cms by 32cms.


Price: 55.00
  



Cycling  -  The Old Order Changeth.

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Cycling - The Old Order Changeth.
Ref: 5735







A woodcut engraving which appeared in "The Illustrated London News" on June 25th, 1892. The colouring is later.

Approx 23cms by 31.5cms.


Price: 40.00
  



Roller Skating.

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Roller Skating.
Ref: 5730



A woodcut engraving entitled "Working for pleasure : The Roller Skater's Roundabout" which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on 18th December, 1909.

Approx 23ms by 32cms.


Price: 35.00
  



Mountaineering  "Is he justified ?  A life and death problem of mountaineering."

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Mountaineering "Is he justified ? A life and death problem of mountaineering."
Ref: 5728









A woodcut engraving which was published in "The Illustrated London News" on February 23rd, 1907.

Approx 23cms by 32cms.


Price: 45.00
  



Margaretta - Sister to Mocking Bird and Marmosette

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Margaretta - Sister to Mocking Bird and Marmosette
Ref: 3846


A line engraving by E. Hacker after G.H. Laporte entitled "Margaretta - Sister to Mocking Bird and Marmosette", published in 1852. The colouring is later.

Approx 14.5cms by 10cms.


Price: 25.00
  



The Trotting Match at the Alexanra Palace

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The Trotting Match at the Alexanra Palace
Ref: 3737


A woodcut engraving entitled "Trotting Match at the Alexandra Palace" published in "The Graphic" on November, 8th, 1879 The colouring is later.

Approx 22.5cms by 29.5cms


Price: 45.00
  



Skating Match at Littleport, Cambridgeshire ; Final Heat between J. Smart and T. Wells.

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Skating Match at Littleport, Cambridgeshire ; Final Heat between J. Smart and T. Wells.
Ref: 3725


A woodcut engraving entitled "Skating Match at Littleport, Cambridgeshire : Final Heat between J. Smart and T. Wells" published in "The Illustrated London News". Circa 1880. The colouring is later.

Approx 23.5cms by 15cms


Price: 40.00
  



The Ladies Gymnastic Display at the Goldsmith's Institute.

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The Ladies Gymnastic Display at the Goldsmith's Institute.
Ref: 3724


A woodcut engraving entitled "The Ladies Gymnastic Display at the Goldsmith's Institute" published in "The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News" on 2nd June, 1894. The colouring is later.

Approx 21.5cms by 33cms


Price: 30.00
  



Water Polo.

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Water Polo.
Ref: 3591


A woodcut engraving published in "The Illustrated London News" on September 1st, 1883.

Approx 30cms by 21cms


Price: 40.00
  



Juvenile Fete and Balloon Race at Cremorne Gardens.

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Juvenile Fete and Balloon Race at Cremorne Gardens.
Ref: 872


A woodcut engraving published in "The Illustrated London News" on September 17th, 1859. The colouring is later.

Approx 24cms by 15.5cms


Price: 30.00
  



Cycling - A Pedestrian Hobby Horse.

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Cycling - A Pedestrian Hobby Horse.
Ref: 3555


A well known aquatint engraving entitled "Pedestrian Hobby Horse. Circa 1814. Original colouring. This engraving has been trimmed back to the image on all four sides.

Approx 17.5cms by 11.5cms.


Price: 75.00
  



Skaters on the Reservoir at La Villette.

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Skaters on the Reservoir at La Villette.
Ref: 2998




An attractive print published in 1898. The colouring is original.

Approx 10.5cms by 15cms.


Price: 30.00
  



The Game of Gryllo.

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The Game of Gryllo.
Ref: 868



An engraving published in "The Sphere" on July 13th, 1901. The colouring is later.The Game of Gryllo - A new rival to cricket drawn by Lancelot Speed.

Approx 22.5cms by 31cms


Price: 30.00
  



Women as Players of Water Polo

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Women as Players of Water Polo
Ref: 455

Engraving of a match between Jersey and Swansea at the Westminster Baths, Great Smith Street, London in October 1900, which appeared in "The Shere" on the 13th October, 1900. Has been coloured by hand.
Approx 22cm by30cm


Price: 55.00
  


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