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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)

Miscellaneous subjects (without horses)
see also Miscellaneous (with horses)

(click thumbnail for enlarged view)

Avancez, s'il vous plait Monsieur
"Avancez, s'il vous plait Monsieur"

The ship of the desert launching itself
"The ship of the desert
launching itself"

Dive for it
"Dive for it"

All very fine to cry Mark Woodcock!
"All very fine to cry Mark Woodcock!"

The mass turned slowly towards him
"The mass turned slowly towards him"

The Menagerie Handicap
"The Menagerie Handicap"

The Pink Wedding
"The Pink Wedding"

The Parson at his Parish Meet, 1889
"The Parson at his Parish Meet, 1889"

Full, thank you, Uncle Popinjay!
"Full, thank you, Uncle Popinjay!"

The net flies through the air, spreading out in mushroom shape as it falls
"The net flies through the air, spreading out in mushroom shape as it falls"

The thought that he had killed Laxton unmanned him
"The thought that he had killed Laxton unmanned him"


 Thousands of Antique & Vintage Sporting prints