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Berkley's Black Eyed Maid.
Berkley's Black Eyed Maid. All useful arts, a bore, your Dandies vote / And row Six Poodles, in a six oar'd boat
H.H. [Henry Heath, in image]
Published Septr 20th 1827 by S.W. Fores 41 Piccadilly London
Etching with hand-colouring, sheet 230 x 390mm (9 x 15¼"). Trimmed inside platemark; very rare; 1827 Whatman watermark. Some discolouration.
Rare rowing scene on the banks of the Thames. Two women are being rowed by a six, steered by a liveried waterman in Doggett’s uniform.
[Ref: 46932]   £270.00  
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A Boat Race on the Thames.
A Boat Race on the Thames.
London. Published by ). Hodgson, 22 Macclesfield Street, City Road.
Engraving Trimmed to plate and under title.
[Ref: 12172]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Gentlemen of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Club This View of Mortlake with the Roat Race April 4th 1868
To the Gentlemen of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Club This View of Mortlake with the Roat Race April 4th 1868 is respectfully dedicated by their obliged & obedient Servant J.Hogarth.
George Chambers Del.t. T.Boys Lith.
London; Published July 1st 1868 by J.Hogarth & Sons, Printsellers to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. 36 Mount St, Gros.r Sqr.e Removed from 5.Haymarket.
Tinted lithograph with hand finishing. Printed area 410 x 675mm. Repaired tears in edges.
The closing stages of the race. In the background is Barnes Bridge. The lithographer was the famous Thomas Shotter Boys.
[Ref: 1223]   £1,150.00  
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The Great Race, Between Robert Coombes and Charles Campbell, for the Championship of the Thames.
The Great Race, Between Robert Coombes and Charles Campbell, for the Championship of the Thames. Taken below Hammersmith Bridge_on the 19th August 1846.
W. Pascoe Pinx.t. Richmond.
McLean & Co. Litho. 70 S.t Martins Lane.
Hand-coloured lithograph, scarce. Framed. Printed area: 460 x 535mm (18 x 21"). Frame: 600 x 740mm (23½ x 29"). Unexamined out of frame. Staining in sky.
A view of the rowing race between Robert Coombes (1808-1860) and Charles Campbell on the Thames on the Championship Course between Putney and Mortlake. The race was watched by a considerable crowd and there was a large amount of speculation on the match.
[Ref: 47110]   £950.00  
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The Confluence of the Cherwell and Isis.
The Confluence of the Cherwell and Isis. Brasen Nose Boat Coming In.
Drawn and Etch'd by JWhessell.
Saint Aldates Oxford Feby. 1824.
Etching, 260 x 315mm. 10¼ x 12½". Closed tears to margins, and into sky area. Extremities chipped. Damaged.
View from the riverbank of a crew of eight (plus cox) rowing past some Oxford landmarks on the far bank; the race watched by three students in foreground to left. Numbered 'Pl. 39', with dimensions of the boat recorded (lower right). By and after John Whessell (c.1760 - 1824 or after).
[Ref: 19515]   £220.00  
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Henry Kelley Champion Of The Thames And Yare.
Henry Kelley Champion Of The Thames And Yare.
London; Geo: Newbold, 303, & 304 Strand, W.C [n.d., c.1858].
Coloured lithograph, image 430 x 685mm. 17 x 27". Laid to card with repaired vertical tear through centre of image. Residue from old mount.
Henry Kelley (or Kelly) in his single skull rowing boat on the Thames in west London, who had won the Championship of the Thames in 1857. Kelley lost his title in September 1859. In the mid-19th century rowing was a popular sport that drew large crowds to riverbanks across England and the world to watch contests between national and local champions. Kelley owned 'The Bell' hotel in Putney. In July 1866 the American James Hamill lost twice on the Tyne to Kelley, in the first trans-Atlantic professional rowing contest.
[Ref: 8488]   £1,800.00  
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The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.
London published Jany 27, 1871 by S. Lipschit, 84 Brushfield St. Bishopsgate.
Coloured lithograph. 480 x 600mm. Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A fine view of the Boat Race on the Thames.
[Ref: 8380]   £950.00  
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[Rowing.]
[Rowing.]
[n.d., c.1830.]
Coloured aquatint. Image 290 x 450mm. Restoration to tears and holes, laid on restorer's tissue.
A very scarce rowing scene, with an eight-man crew, probably from a college.
[Ref: 7670]   £320.00  
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Rowing. British Sports and Pastimes.
Rowing. British Sports and Pastimes.
H. Heath fect.
Pub.d 1829 by S. Maunder Newgate St.
Hand-coloured etching. 153 x 210mm (6 x 8¼"). Trimmed.
A collision between two rowing boats causes havoc as men fall inot the water, a lady up in arms desperately balancing so as not to fall in.
[Ref: 16200]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Rowing. University eight training on the Isis.
Rowing. University eight training on the Isis.
William Mackenzie, London, Edinburgh, & Glasgow. [n.d. c.1860.]
Lithograph and letterpress text. 305 x 245mm. 12 x 9¾".
The Oxford University crew training on the River Isis with coaches, friends and onlookers running along side. Other water vessels can also be seen: such as a single skull, two fours and a sailing boat. Two church spires can be seen above the trees in the background. Enclosed inside text on Rowing and Sculling, inlcuding a list of the of 'Principles of Rowing and Steering', 'Faults in Rowing', and the 'General Rules of Boat-Racing'.
[Ref: 24936]   £220.00  
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[Rowing at Oxford.]
[Rowing at Oxford.]
Launcelot Speed.
[n.d., 1902.]
Photolithograph. Sheet 205 x 300mm (8 x 12"), mounted on original green backing paper, with sheet of descriptive text.
From B.F. Robinson's 'Sporting Pictures', 1902. The rowers are watched by spectators in numerous small craft. Lancelot Speed (1860-1931), an artist whose illustrations for 'She' by H. Rider Haggard won him the role of designer on a 1916 silent movie version of the novel.
[Ref: 40254]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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A Humorous Scene at the Regatta.
A Humorous Scene at the Regatta.
Lon[don]. Mag[azine]. Publish’d as the Act directs Augt. 1. 1775.
Engraving, sheet 115 x 165mm. 4½ x 6½". Slight staining.
Lots of figures crowding the banks of the Thames (some outside a pub), trying to gain a good view for the Chelsea Regatta. Illustration to the London Magazine.
[Ref: 17190]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Scene On The River.
Scene On The River. A Race Night.
Published By J. Ryman, High St. Oxford [n.d., c.1840].
Lithograph heightened with white and added colour, image 280 x 380mm. 11 x 15".
A rowing match, probably between Oxford University students. Printed locally by James Ryman (1840 - 1856; fl.), print publisher.
[Ref: 8529]   £350.00  
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''On the Thames''.
''On the Thames''.
Drawn & Engraved by W. Backshell.
London, Published by Rogerson & Tuxford, 246 Strand, 1867.
Steel engraving. Printed area 130 x 150mm (5 x 6"). Narrow top margin, tear in right margin.
A view of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, with the teams having just passed under Barnes Bridge followed by a steamer.
[Ref: 44100]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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