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  • Antique Golf Prints
    artists were employed to do drawings on the spot which were then turned into lively and detailed prints in an amazingly short period of time While originally issued in large numbers few have survived the ages in good condition These are interesting historical and very collectable prints This view is by famous American sporting artist A B Frost and it is one of the most delightful nineteenth century golf prints 375 Vanity Fair golfers Prints from Vanity Fair 1890 1910 Chromlithographs Images ca 12 x 7 Very good condition except as noted From January 30 1869 until February 5 1914 Vanity Fair a weekly Society magazine of social literary and political content was published to the delight of Victorian and then Edwardian England Most popular of its features were the wonderful full page caricatures of famous men and women of the day prints that are Vanity Fair s great legacy These were drawn by such popular artists as Spy Leslie Ward and Ape Carlo Pellegrini amongst others With subjects ranging from the political to the religious Americans to Asians these prints remain one of the most popular of prints from that bygone era By the 1890s golf had become widely

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  • Tennis Prints
    is an anachronism because Jemmy Shaw was killed at the Battle of Waterloo three years before the event Whether living or dead these gentlemen are all looking out at the viewer and not at the fight Even the Master of Ceremonies the referee Lennox is looking away from the fight Still this is a fine sporting print because it shows the fighters in their traditional stances At bottom left two boys are inspired to have their own round of fisticuffs while the rest of the crowd engages in other important pursuits such as drinking and conversation A fine British sporting print that has interest for prize fighting and court tennis 850 A B Frost An Archery Meeting From Harperâ s Weekly New York October 18 1879 13 1 8 x 20 Wood engraving An archery meet is shown in the foreground and a tennis match is depicted in the background 225 C D Weldon Lawn Tennis Tournament at Newport From Harper s Weekly New York September 16 1882 9 1 4 x 13 5 8 Wood engraving Small stain at left Lawn tennis scene with inset upper right of Piazza in the Casino Grounds 250 E K Johnson Our Lawn Tennis Party From The Graphic London 1882 11 7 8 x 7 3 4 Chromolithograph A composite scene of a country lawn tennis party with a lady player with racquet being fanned by a gentleman admirer 150 W P Snyder Lawn Tennis Tournament For The Championship Of New Jersey From Harperâ s Weekly New York July 10 1886 9 x 13 3 8 Wood engraving 165 W T Smedley The North Meadows Central Park Supplement to Harperâ s Weekly New York October 5 1889 13 3 4 x 20 1 2 Wood engraving A charming scene of tennis in Central

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  • Antique Prints of Rowing
    The Leisure Hour A Sketch on the Bank at Putney From The Graphic London March 29 1873 5 7 8 x 8 7 8 each Wood engravings 110 Preparing For The Great University Boat Race At Springfield From The Daily Graphic New York July 8 1873 18 x 12 1 4 Wood engraving 150 The University Regatta At Springfield On Thursday July 17 From The Daily Graphic New York July 19 1873 Cover illustration 14 x 12 3 8 Wood engraving 150 Jos Becker The College Regatta at Springfield Mass The Course on the Connecticut River Crews Practicing before the Race From Frank Leslie s Illustrated Newspaper New York July 26 1873 With chip at bottom right margin and some wear at edges 75 Theo R Davis The Springfield University Regatta The Finish From Harper s Weekly New York August 2 1873 With repaired tear at right 75 Percy Macquard Aquatics At The Universities From a Supplement to The Graphic London March 20 1875 15 1 4 x 23 1 2 Wood engraving With blue printed engraved border A wonderful composite image of rowing at Oxford and Cambridge with decorative border 195 Percy Macquard The English University Boat Race Aquatics at Cambridge From Harper s Weekly New York April 10 1875 11 3 4 x 8 7 8 Wood engraving A series of vignettes of racing at Cambridge including the famous bump race 150 The Columbia Boat House and The Yale Boat House From Harper s Weekly New York June 26 1875 Double image full sheet 13 1 2 x 9 1 4 Wood engraving 125 J Davidson Boat Race on the Harlem River With rowing image by Schell and Hogan A Hiker Race on the Delaware River From Harper s Weekly New York July 17 1875 Two images each ca 6 3 4 x 9 1 4 Wood engravings 75 After photographs by Beardsley The Intercollegiate Boat Race Portraits of the Cornell Crew From Harper s Weekly New York July 31 1875 Six vignette portraits full sheet 13 1 4 x 9 1 4 Wood engraving 75 Frederick B Schell The Centennial The Regatta Course on the Schuylkill Fairmount Park From Harper s Weekly New York September 9 1876 13 3 4 x 9 1 4 Wood engraving 225 The First Heat Of Singles The Start P C Ackerman Atalanta N Y R H Robinson Union Springs N Y C P Tasker Crescent Philadelphia On the Schuylkill From Frank Leslie s Historical Register of the Centennial Exposition New York Frank Leslie 1876 3 3 4 x 9 1 4 Wood engraving 90 Opening Races of the Regatta of the National Amateur Association on the Schuylkill River August 22d The Finish of the First Heat of Fours Atalantas N Y City First Beaverwycks Albany N Y Second Yale College New Haven Conn Third From Frank Leslie s Historical Register of the Centennial Exposition New York Frank Leslie 1876 6 5 8 x 9 3 8 Wood engraving Light tide mark

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  • Original Antique Polo Prints
    York September 5 1874 11 3 4 x 19 3 4 Wood engraving 250 Place Order For further information call write fax or e mail to 8441 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia PA 19118 USA 215 242 4750 Phone 215 242 6977

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  • Horse Race Prints
    transferred to lithographic stones and printed in a bound volume Nicholson s style is instantly recognizable with the broad strokes from his original woodcuts printed with subtle variations of earth tones harking back to earlier British chap book illustrations After the turn of the century Nicholson turned more to painting though he did continue to produce illustrations for several books The prints from his alphabet volume offer a wonderful sample of Nicholson s vision and also of British culture at the end of the nineteenth century 200 Go to page with other prints by William Nicholson Currier and Ives Horse Racing prints From 1834 to 1907 the firm of Currier and Ives provided for the American people a pictorial history of their country s growth from an agricultural society to an industrialized one For nearly three quarters of a century the firm provided Colored Engravings for the People and in the process because of the democratic philosophy of the business became the visual raconteurs of nineteenth century America In 1834 Nathaniel Currier established the firm which produced colored pictures using a then relatively new process called lithography Some of the finest artists of the day Louis Maurer Thomas Worth Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait Frances Flora Bond Palmer George H Durrie Napoleon Sarony Charles Parsons and J E Butterworth were engaged by the firm to produce a variety of images The prints were printed in black and white and then the finest colors imported from Austria were applied by hand by women most of German descent They were then ready for both foreign and domestic distribution through a variety of means one of which included push cart vendors who walked through the streets prints tacked upon their carts selling them for a few cents each The real success of the firm was initiated when the steamboat Lexington caught fire in Long Island Sound with more than one hundred lives lost Several days later Mr Currier was ready with a picture of the ship together with a description of the disaster Stella and Alice Grey Lantern and Whalebone Passing the stand New York N Currier 1855 Large folio 17 1 4 x 27 3 4 Lithograph Original hand color Old tears and marginal wear expertly conserved Overall appearance and condition very good C 5811 2 100 Scott Leighton The Queen of the Turf Maud S Driven by W W Bair New York Currier Ives 1880 Large folio 18 1 4 x 28 Chromolithograph Some light surface wear in margins Overall very good condition C 5016 2 600 James Cameron The Celebrated Trotting Stallion George Wilkes by Rysdyk s Hambletonian New York Currier Ives 1885 Small folio 10 1 4 x 14 3 4 Some wear and short repaired tears in margins and a few marks in sky C 931 475 Dexter New York Thomas Kelly 1867 Large folio 17 x 24 5 8 Lithograph Original hand tinting Some very light stains Overall very good condition 950 E R Howe Lady Thorn and American

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  • Cecil Aldin Sporting Prints
    known for his large prints of hunts coaching and races Aldin s renown is based on his charming compositions with bright coloring and top flight production exhibiting his delightful sense of humor in scenes with an evocative Dickensian setting Hunting None currently available Racing None currently available Coaching Inns Houses Chiddingstone Kent From Old Manor Houses London Eyre Spottiswoode 1923 16 1 2 x 13 1 4 Photolithograph Signed in

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  • A.B. Frost Sporting Prints
    above NA Bay Snipe 1 500 Duck Shooting From A Blind Glued to acidic board Framed 925 English Snipe 1 500 Rail Shooting NA Rabbit Shooting 1 500 Prints by A B Frost From The Day s Shooting New York Charles Scribner s Sons 1903 Chromolithographs by the Grignard Litho Co Ca 15 1 2 x 10 1 2 In the early twentieth century Charles Scribner s Sons successor to Scribner Sons issued another portfolio of chromolithographs after other Frost images This portfolio consisted of six chromolithographs that formed pairs illustrating the very human sporting situations of success and failure Bad Luck 900 Gun Shy 950 Ordered Off Framed 950 Newspaper Illustrations Many of Frost s images appeared as illustrations in illustrated newspapers in the latter nineteenth century These original Frost prints are the only way that these images were produced A B Frost Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket Democratic Reformer September 8 1866 14 1 4 x 9 1 4 40 A B Frost The Intercollegiate Regatta Saratoga Lake July 19 1876 The Finish From Harper s Weekly New York 1876 14 x 20 1 2 Wood engraving 175 A B Frost An Archery Meeting From Harper s Weekly New York October 18 1879 13 1 8 x 20 Wood engraving An archery meet is shown in the foreground and a tennis match is depicted in the background 225 A B Frost A College Regatta From Harper s Weekly New York July 17 1880 13 1 2 x 19 5 8 Wood engraving A scene on the Schuylkill where the spectators in the foreground watch the race from rowboats on the river 395 A B Frost Gun Shy From Harper s Weekly New York October 2 1880 9 x 13 1 2 Wood engraving 80

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  • Chromolithography: The Art of Color--Sporting
    repairs Otherwise very good condition Bennett American Color Plate Books 44 Arthur Burdett A B Frost is the most loved member of the school of American sporting artists that appeared towards the end of the nineteenth century His range of subjects included hunting fishing golf and archery Born in Philadelphia at the middle of the nineteenth century Frost grew up watching and participating in the sports he documented becoming one of the greatest illustrators of sports in America His work captured the feeling of the sports and included accurate details His work appeared in numerous magazines such as Century Scribner s and Harper s Weekly and he also had a number of his watercolors produced in chromolithography This print is from a portfolio entitled Shooting Pictures issued by Scribner Sons and consisting of twelve chromolithographs after Frost Originally sold by subscription each of the six parts included two prints and two text sheets The original subscription was limited to 2500 copies but due to its size and cumbersomeness many of the portfolios were broken up the prints often being framed for display The use of the lighter French style of chromolithography enabled the prints to capture the warmth and richness of the original watercolors 1 500 Go to page with prints by A B Frost Pair of fishing prints by E B Bensell Trespassing Consequences Boston L Prang 1878 Chromolithographs 7 3 8 x 9 7 8 Full margins Excellent condition A charming pair of humorous fishing prints by E B Bensell These were issued by Boston publisher Louis Prang noted for his chromolithographs These separated issued prints were intended to be framed and hung in the home or office a role they would play well today For the pair 575 Tibet A trade card by the Arbuckle Bros Coffee

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