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Background imageSporting Event Collection: Augusta National Golf Club House, 1943

Augusta National Golf Club House, 1943. Augusta National Golf Club was founded by Bobby Jones (1902-1971) and Clifford Roberts (1894-1977) on the site of the former Fruitland (later Fruitlands)

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Augusta National Golf Club House, c1935

Augusta National Golf Club House, c1935. Augusta National Golf Club was founded by Bobby Jones (1902-1971) and Clifford Roberts (1894-1977) on the site of the former Fruitland (later Fruitlands)

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Taft, Brookline, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Taft, Brookline, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Taft, Brookline, 1913. Shows President William H. Taft at open championship of the U.S. Golf Association at the Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, September, 1913

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Volunteer rifle-match at Folkestone, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Volunteer rifle-match at Folkestone, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Volunteer rifle-match at Folkestone, 1869. 'On Saturday and Tuesday, before and after the volunteer review at Dover meetings of volunteer marksmen took place at Folkestone

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Royal Thames Yacht Club schooner-match:..Cambria and Witchcraft rounding the Mouse Light, 1869

The Royal Thames Yacht Club schooner-match:..Cambria and Witchcraft rounding the Mouse Light, 1869
The Royal Thames Yacht Club schooner-match: the Cambria and Witchcraft rounding the Mouse Light, 1869. 'The great schooner-match of the Royal Thames Yacht Club, on Saturday, the 5th June

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Royal Thames Yacht Club match: finish of the race, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Royal Thames Yacht Club match: finish of the race, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Royal Thames Yacht Club match: finish of the race, 1869. View of '...the first cutter match this year...from Erith, ...round the Nore Light and back to Gravesend...Seven yachts started:..Mr

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Royal Artillery Steeplechase at Woolwich, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Royal Artillery Steeplechase at Woolwich, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Royal Artillery Steeplechase at Woolwich, [south-east London], 1868. 'The annual races arranged by the officers of the Royal Artillery at Woolwich were well attended yesterday week

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Tournament of the 17th Lancers in the camp at Shorncliffe, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Tournament of the 17th Lancers in the camp at Shorncliffe, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Tournament of the 17th Lancers in the camp at Shorncliffe, [near Cheriton in Kent], 1868. 'The camp at Shorncliffe was visited last week during several days by many people coming to be spectators of

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall: the fence and water jumping, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall: the fence and water jumping, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall: the fence and water jumping, 1869. 'The most amusing performance was that of the water jump

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race: the Cambridge crew training on Barnes-Common, 1868

The Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race: the Cambridge crew training on Barnes-Common, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race: the Cambridge crew training on Barnes-Common, [south-west London], 1868. '...who is there - high and low

Background imageSporting Event Collection: ''The 1948 London Olympic Games' - front cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown

''The 1948 London Olympic Games" - front cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown
''The 1948 London Olympic Games" - front cover, 1948. Title page: 'Programme - Olympic, World's and British records - and useful visitors' guide to London'

Background imageSporting Event Collection: ''The 1948 London Olympic Games' - back cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown

''The 1948 London Olympic Games" - back cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown
''The 1948 London Olympic Games" - back cover, 1948. Souvenir booklet for visitors to the Olympic Games, showing a map of the area to the west of London with railway and underground lines, stations

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports at West Brompton: the one-mile race, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports at West Brompton: the one-mile race, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports at West Brompton [in London]: the one-mile race, 1869. 'At the sixth annual meeting of members of the two Universities for the competition of athletic exercises

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Royal London Yacht Club match - the Sphinx and Volante rounding at Southend, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Royal London Yacht Club match - the Sphinx and Volante rounding at Southend, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Royal London Yacht Club match - the Sphinx and Volante rounding at Southend, 1869. 'The yachting season is now fairly opened

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Prize Cup for the Dominion National Rifle Association of Canada, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Prize Cup for the Dominion National Rifle Association of Canada, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Prize Cup for the Dominion National Rifle Association of Canada, 1869. 'The cup represented by our Illustration is one of the prizes competed for at the first meeting of the Dominion National Rifle

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Cup sailed for by the Royal Thames Yacht Club, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Cup sailed for by the Royal Thames Yacht Club, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Cup sailed for by the Royal Thames Yacht Club, 1868. 'The Queen's cup was manufactured by Messrs. R. and S. Garrard. It is a silver loving-cup, in the style of Cellini, ornamented with coral

Background imageSporting Event Collection: 'Olympic Games - Athletics' Pictorial Souvenir - London 1948' - front cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown

"Olympic Games - Athletics' Pictorial Souvenir - London 1948" - front cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown
"Olympic Games - Athletics' Pictorial Souvenir - London 1948" - front cover, 1948. Souvenir booklet for visitors to the Olympic Games

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Boathouse at Putney: the Cambridge crew going out for practice, 1868. Creator: C. R

Boathouse at Putney: the Cambridge crew going out for practice, 1868. Creator: C. R
Boathouse at Putney: the Cambridge crew going out for practice, 1868. The annual boat race between rowers from Oxford and Cambridge Universities takes place on the River Thames in London

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Bicycle tournament at Liverpool, 1869. Creator: C. R

Bicycle tournament at Liverpool, 1869. Creator: C. R
Bicycle tournament at Liverpool, 1869. 'The amusing exercise of riding upon the two-wheeled velocipede, or bicycle, has been taken up by the enterprising gentlemen of Liverpool with extraordinary

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Public school athletic league - Central Park, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Public school athletic league - Central Park, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Public school athletic league - Central Park, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Public Schools Athletic League, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Public Schools Athletic League, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Public Schools Athletic League, between c1910 and c1915. Shows a crowd of girls waving handkerchiefs and smiling; possibly cheering

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: the firing-point, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: the firing-point, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: the firing-point, 1865. Annual meeting...to which English volunteers were also specially invited...[Illustration showing] the kind of boxes or

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Town Cup of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Town Cup of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Town Cup of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 1865....the cup...is a vase of embossed silver, on a pedestal, with the figure of a yachtsman leaning on a rudder

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Meeting of the Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: general view of practice-ground

Meeting of the Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: general view of practice-ground, 1865 Creator: Unknown
Meeting of the Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: general view of practice-ground, 1865. Annual meeting...to which English volunteers were also specially invited...No "wrong

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Meeting of the Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: the targets, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Meeting of the Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: the targets, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Meeting of the Belgian National Rifle Association at Brussels: the targets, 1865. Annual meeting...to which English volunteers were also specially invited...No "wrong targets" can be made

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Sailing-barge on the Thames: rounding the Nore Light-ship, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Sailing-barge on the Thames: rounding the Nore Light-ship, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Sailing-barge on the Thames: rounding the Nore Light-ship, 1865. The third annual sailing-barge match took place under the management of...the Thames

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Dragon Cup of the St. George's Rifle Volunteer Corps, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Dragon Cup of the St. George's Rifle Volunteer Corps, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Dragon Cup of the St. George's Rifle Volunteer Corps, 1865. This graceful little cup has been manufactured by Messrs. Ortner and Houle, St

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Prizes and Prize-Winners of the Calcutta Volunteer Rifle Matches at Barrackpore, 1865

Prizes and Prize-Winners of the Calcutta Volunteer Rifle Matches at Barrackpore, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Prizes and Prize-Winners of the Calcutta Volunteer Rifle Matches at Barrackpore, [India], 1865. Participants in...competitive trials in skill as marksmen...The gentlemen grouped around this table are

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Prize horses at the Horse Show in the Agricultural Hall, Islington, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Prize horses at the Horse Show in the Agricultural Hall, Islington, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Prize horses at the Horse Show in the Agricultural Hall, Islington, 1865. We give (Nos. 1 and 2) the portraits of Quicksilver and Young Norfolk Phenomenon, the first and third prize roadsters...No 3

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Daily Telegraph Prize shot for at Wimbledon, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Daily Telegraph Prize shot for at Wimbledon, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Daily Telegraph Prize shot for at Wimbledon, 1865. The accompanying Illustration represents the prize given by the proprietors of the Daily Telegraph, value fifty guineas

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Ocean Yacht Match from Gravesend to Harwich...the Volante winning the Cutters Prize, 1864

The Ocean Yacht Match from Gravesend to Harwich...the Volante winning the Cutters Prize, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Ocean Yacht Match from Gravesend to Harwich on Saturday, June 4: the Volante winning the Cutters Prize, 1864. The Volante, a cutter of 60 tons belonging to H. C

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Arrivals for the Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Arrivals for the Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Arrivals for the Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, [London], 1865. A magnificent pair of bay "Wimbushes" took the carriage-horse prize, beating Mr

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Prize given by the editors of the 'Spectator' to be shot for at the Wimbledon Rifle Meeting, 1865

Prize given by the editors of the "Spectator" to be shot for at the Wimbledon Rifle Meeting, 1865. Our Engraving represents the design of the shield

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Wrong Sort. To The Craners Of England, mid 19th century, (c1955). Creator: Unknown

The Wrong Sort. To The Craners Of England, mid 19th century, (c1955). Creator: Unknown
The Wrong Sort. To The Craners Of England, mid 19th century, (c1955). Riders jumping a fence. Published by Ariel Press, London W1. Printed in Germany by KG Lohse, Frankfurt am Main, [c1955]

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Right Sort. To The Crack Riders Of England, mid 19th century, (c1955). Creator: Unknown

The Right Sort. To The Crack Riders Of England, mid 19th century, (c1955). Creator: Unknown
The Right Sort. To The Crack Riders Of England, mid 19th century, (c1955). Fox hunting scene. Published by Ariel Press, London W1. Printed in Germany by KG Lohse, Frankfurt am Main, [c1955]

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Sailing-barge race on the Thames, 1864. Creator: Edwin Weedon

Sailing-barge race on the Thames, 1864. Creator: Edwin Weedon
Sailing-barge race on the Thames, 1864. A novel kind of sailing-match...was that which took place on the Thames, on Friday week under the auspices of the Prince of Wales Yacht Club

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Royal Victoria Yacht-Club Regatta: the Commodore's Cup, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Royal Victoria Yacht-Club Regatta: the Commodore's Cup, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Royal Victoria Yacht-Club Regatta: the Commodore's Cup, 1864. This cup...was manufactured by Messrs. London and Ryder, goldsmiths, of 17, New Bond-street

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The Gathering of the Highland Clans at Braemar Castle, in the presence of the Prince and... 1864

The Gathering of the Highland Clans at Braemar Castle, in the presence of the Prince and... 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Gathering of the Highland Clans at Braemar Castle, in the presence of the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Le 'Cross' des allies a Auteuil; le bataillon des concurrents francais, anglais et belges

Le "Cross" des allies a Auteuil; le bataillon des concurrents francais, anglais et belges passe devant les tribunes du champ decourses. 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Women's Skating Competition on the Stadsgracht in Leeuwarden, 21 January 1809, 1809

Women's Skating Competition on the Stadsgracht in Leeuwarden, 21 January 1809, 1809. Creator: Nicolaus Baur
Women's Skating Competition on the Stadsgracht in Leeuwarden, 21 January 1809, 1809

Background imageSporting Event Collection: The English Football Team in South Africa--The Last match at Cape Town, 1891, 1891. Creator: Unknown

The English Football Team in South Africa--The Last match at Cape Town, 1891, 1891. Creator: Unknown
The English Football Team in South Africa--The Last match at Cape Town, 1891, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Cricket at Moulsey Hurst; 1780, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Cricket at Moulsey Hurst; 1780, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Cricket at Moulsey Hurst; 1780, 1890. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 41. January to June, 1890

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Collier's, Sporting Number, Volume XXVIII, New York Oct 12, 1901, Number 2, Price Ten Cents, c1901

Collier's, Sporting Number, Volume XXVIII, New York Oct 12, 1901, Number 2, Price Ten Cents, c1901
Collier's, Sporting Number, Volume XXVIII, New York October 12, 1901, Number 2, Price Ten Cents, c1901. [Publisher: Harper Publications; Place: New York]

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Background imageSporting Event Collection: Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914

Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Boy Scouts - Field Sports, 1914



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