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Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches

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

These 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.
Please refer to the Sporting Prints page for a list of the available categories.
Each issue included eight-full page duotoned lithographs.

Duotone Tinted Lithographs with goldish background that varies somewhat in coloration
(any black and white prints are offset lithographs)
Sheet size: approximately 8 1/2 x 5 9/16 inches (about 21.7 x 14.2 cm)

Horse Racing, Steeplechase, misc. horse sports

(click thumbnail for enlarged view)


Pierrette Wins!
"Pierrette Wins!"

I had to snatch up my horse...
"I had to snatch up my horse..."

Keep your whip off my mare!
"Keep your whip off my mare!"

Lashed out as Dicky got into the saddle
"Lashed out as Dicky
got into the saddle"

Mr. Vevers on 'Little Tommy'
"Mr. Vevers on 'Little Tommy'"
(offset lithograph)

How much for the best horse in England?
"How much for the
best horse in England?"

I think I've just won
"I think I've just won"

Why, man alive, where have you been?
"Why, man alive,
where have you been?"

Tarn it John Jenkins man, that's Mr. Bedeman!
"Tarn it John Jenkins man,
that's Mr. Bedeman!"

Doncaster Sept. 1890
"Doncaster Sept. 1890"

Archie's spilt!
"Archie's spilt!"

The Trial
"The Trial"

In the paddock
"In the paddock"

Oh, he's all right
"Oh, he's all right"

All Right!
"All Right!"

There goes our horse
"There goes our horse"

Boys will be boys!
"Boys will be boys!"

The Grey leads the field
"The Grey leads the field"

Hurrah! Safely over!
"Hurrah! Safely over!"

Flew over the fence like a deer!
"Flew the fence like a deer"

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