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Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches

Darvill's Rare Prints is pleased to offer a huge selection of antique lithographs from
"Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches, a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of British, Indian, Colonial, and Foreign Sport."

These antique prints are from Fores's Sporting Notes and Sketches, an English quarterly magazine published from 1884 through the early 1900s. It contained articles and stories about sports at home and abroad, including equestrian, sailing, hunting, fishing, golf, and many others.
Please refer to the Sporting Prints page for a list of the available categories.
Each issue included eight-full page duotoned lithographs.

Duotone Lithographs with goldish background that varies somewhat in coloration
Sheet size: approximately 8 1/2 x 5 9/16 inches (about 21.7 x 14.2 cm)

Bear Hunting, Bears, etc.

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Poor Bruin had to spin round incessantly on his hind quarters
"Poor Bruin had to spin round incessantly on his hind quarters"

Rose on his hindlegs and rushed upon Shutes
"Rose on his hindlegs and rushed upon Shutes"

Like a huge mop!
"Like a huge mop!"

Over he rolled
"Over he rolled"

I pulled both triggers at once
"I pulled both triggers at once"

The Tenderfoot and the Bear
"The Tenderfoot and the Bear"

'Don't shoot' came from the bear
"'Don't shoot' came from the bear"

I tried the tree
"I tried the tree"

the benefit of both his heels full in the face
"the benefit of both his heels full in the face"

many other Fores's prints are available in various below