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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 does vary somewhat from print to print
Sheet size: approximately 8 1/2 x 5 9/16 inches (about 21.7 x 14.2 cm)

Wild Boar Hunting, etc.

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His first pig
"His first pig"

A kick that must have nearly dislocated his neck
"A kick that must have nearly dislocated his neck"

Straining every nerve and muscle
"Straining every nerve and muscle to win for him the honour of first spear"

He cleared him with a bound
"He cleared him with a bound"

Something rushed past me
"Something rushed past me"

Set his teeth into the flank of my horse
"Set his teeth into the flank of my horse"

The spear was knocked flying
"The spear was knocked flying"

Coup de grace
"Coup de grace"

In hot pursuit
"In hot pursuit"


Where a pig goes a horse must follow
"Where a pig goes a horse must follow"

many other Fores's prints are available in various below