W.T. Smedley. "The North Meadows, Central Park." From Supplement to Harper's Weekly. New York, October 5, 1889. 13 3/4 x 20 1/2. Wood engraving.
A charming scene of tennis in Central Park. $275
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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
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A.B. Frost. "A Skating Party on the Schuylkill." From Harper's Weekly. New York, February 28, 1880. 13 1/8 x 20. Wood engraving.
One of the nicest skating scenes issued in the nineteenth century, exhibiting the excellent character study and charm for which Frost is known. An image from Philadelphia when the Schuylkill used to freeze over. $325
A.B. Frost. "A Day's Fishing on the Cholera Banks. 1. Patient Waiters. 2. On the Banks. 3. A Little too Rough for Them. 4. An Ugly Customer. 5. Professionals. 6. 'Bound in.' 7. A Dip to Leeward. 8. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. 9. An Interval for Lunch." From Harper's Weekly. New York: November 1, 1884. 9 1/8 x 13 3/8. Wood engraving. Tear in upper right; repaired archivally. Else, very good condition.
An interesting series of images by the great American sports painter, A.B. Frost, illustrating a day's fishing on the Cholera Banks. The Cholera Banks are located in the Atlantic Ocean about ten miles off Long Branch, New Jersey. $60
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"The Game of 'Polo.'" From Harper's Weekly. September 5, 1874. 11 3/4 x 19 3/4. Wood engraving. Very good condition. $250
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"Students of the New York University Playing Lacrosse in Prospect Park, Brooklyn." From Graphic. London, May 9, 1878. 9 x 12 1/4. Wood engraving. Denver. A wonderful early image of lacrosse. $150
After photograph by Brady. "The 'All-England Eleven' Cricketers and Their Umpire." With six vignette scenes of cricket action and text on the international cricket match. From Harper's Weekly. New York, October 3, 1868. Wood engravings. Full sheet images and text. $135
Frederick Barnard. "The Ardor and the Joy of a Game at Foot-Ball." November 10, 1888. 9 x 13 1/2. Wood engraving. This delightful scene focuses on the spectators, the football match shown from the stands. $175
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T. De Thulstrup. "Wheeling On Riverside Drive." From Harper's Weekly. New York, July 17, 1886. 13 5/8 x 19 7/8. Wood engraving. Very good condition. $225
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Frank O. Small. "At The Bowling Club - Rolling For A Ten Strike." From Harper's Weekly. New York, March 19, 1892. 13 1/2 x 9. Wood engraving.
A very early print of the game we still play today. $85
"Football Sketches: 'Boys Versus Men-The Rival Teams.' and 'Running With The Ball.'" From The Graphic. London, April 3, 1880. Two images, each ca. 5 1/2 x 8 3/4. Wood engravings.
Two Rugby images; one a cartoon the other an image of a player "Running With The Ball." $135
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