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Henry Callender Esq.re.
Henry Callender Esq.re. To The Society of Golfers, at Blackheath, This Plate, is with just respect, Dedicated by their most humble Servant, W.m Ward. Proof.
Painted by L.F. Abbott. Engraved by W.m Ward. Engraver to their H.R. the Prince Regent & Duke of York.
Pub.d July 16, 1812, by W. Ward, 24, Buckingham Place, Fitzroy Square.
Scarce proof mezzotint, original early printing. 650 x 420mm (25½ x 16½"), with very large margins. Framed. Unexamined out of frame.
A full-length portrait of Henry Callender, Captain General of the Royal Blackheath Golf Club, wearing the ‘Field Marshal's' uniform of the club. The two golf clubs illustrated are said to be still in the possession of the Royal Blackheath Golf Club. This painting, by the famous portrait artist Lemuel Francis F Abbott (c.1760-1803) is one of the most famous golfing images.
Frankau 45.
[Ref: 58579]   £2,000.00  
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Cricketing (The Pavilion at the Lord's Cricket Ground), Drawn expressly for the 'Book of Field Sports'.
Cricketing (The Pavilion at the Lord's Cricket Ground), Drawn expressly for the 'Book of Field Sports'.
Thinot Lorrette lith. London.
London; Henry Lea, 22, Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1860]
Lithograph. Sheet 240 x 295mm (9½ x 11¾").
A view of a game in progress, with cricketing vignettes around the image.
[Ref: 58612]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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[Lord's on a ''Gentlemen v. Players'' Day. ''Before the Match''.]
[Lord's on a ''Gentlemen v. Players'' Day. ''Before the Match''.]
Dickinson's [pencil].
London, Published June 1st 1895 by Mess.rs Dickinson & Foster, Publishers to the Queen, 11a New Bond Street, W. Copyright Registered.
Coloured photogravure, unlettered proof, signed limited edition of 100, with Printsellers' Association blind stamp. 540 x 1030mm (21¼ x 40½").
A view of the stands outside the clubhouse of Lord's, with the spectators shown in photographic detail.
[Ref: 58581]   £450.00   view all images for this item
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Der Fürstliche Lustgarten zu Nancy.
Der Fürstliche Lustgarten zu Nancy.
[Frankfurt am Main: Matthaus Merian, 1645.]
Etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 255 x 370mm (10 x 14½"). Trimmed within plate, split in lower centre fold, creasing, spot in sky.
A view of the formal pleasure garden at Nancy. In the foreground a game of 'Pallone col bracciale' is being played: the players have a 'bracciale' (a wooden cylinder), on their forearms to hit a 'pallone' (inflated ball, the origin of the English word 'balloon'). In the middle, holding the pallone, is the 'mandarino', a server who plays no other part of the game.
[Ref: 58518]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Two untitled prints relating to the Royal Humane Society]
[Two untitled prints relating to the Royal Humane Society]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Two lithographs. 1: sheet 120 x 205mm (4¾ x 8"). 2: on chine collé, 160 x 245mm (6¼ x 9½"). 2: trimmed into chine collé at top, spotting and creasing.
The first print shows the Society's receiving house by the Serpentine in Hyde Park, with their wheeled ladders designed to rescue skaters who have fallen through the ice. The second scene shows skaters enjoying themselves, oblivious to one of their number under the ice beneath them.
[Ref: 58508]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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