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Bowls Collection

Background imageBowls Collection: A Game of Bowls, Britain, 1903

A Game of Bowls, Britain, 1903
Photograph showing an English gentleman about to deliver his bowl during a game of lawn bowling, 1903. Fellow players and spectators closely watch his technique

Background imageBowls Collection: Men playing bowls on a lawn

Men playing bowls on a lawn
A group of men playing bowls on a lawn

Background imageBowls Collection: David Bryant with Pipe

David Bryant with Pipe
David Bryant, CBE, bowls legend; a trout-fishing, pipe- smoking man of Somerset who is regarded as the greatest player in the history of the sport

Background imageBowls Collection: Girls Play Bowls / 1940S

Girls Play Bowls / 1940S
Faith Dorn, Alice Talton, Juanita Stark, Lucia Carroll and Jean Ames wearing various sunsuits show a bit of leg on the bowling green

Background imageBowls Collection: Bowling green at a holiday camp, Paignton, Devon

Bowling green at a holiday camp, Paignton, Devon
People relaxing on a bowling green at a holiday camp in Paignton, Devon, with chalets in the background. Date: 1950s

Background imageBowls Collection: A Game of Bowls, England, c. 1872

A Game of Bowls, England, c. 1872
Engraving showing a close game of bowls on a bowling lawn somewhere in England, c.1872. Four players appear to be vigorously contesting the result

Background imageBowls Collection: Bowls

Bowls
Old English Sports - Bowls taking place in a medaeval setting. Date: 1908

Background imageBowls Collection: Drake Plays Bowls

Drake Plays Bowls
Drake, learning that the Spanish Armada has been sighted approaching England, insists on finishing his game of bowls

Background imageBowls Collection: Measuring up an end of Bowls, 1903

Measuring up an end of Bowls, 1903
Photograph showing the measuring from a jack during a game of bowls, Britain, 1903

Background imageBowls Collection: Westminster Abbey C18

Westminster Abbey C18
In the tranquil street before the abbey and St Margarets church, a sedan chair passes, a cripple begs, fruit sellers and a porter ply their trade, a boy bowls his hoop

Background imageBowls Collection: Drake Plays Bowls 1588

Drake Plays Bowls 1588
Sir Francis Drake, learning that the Spanish Armada has been sighted near England, insists on finishing his game of bowls at Plymouth

Background imageBowls Collection: Wandering Uzbek Dervishes from Samarkand

Wandering Uzbek Dervishes from Samarkand. Dervish or Darvesh in Persian usually refers to a person who is a seeker of the truth i.e. universal truth

Background imageBowls Collection: Toilet Services, Real Wedgwood Ware, Plate 50

Toilet Services, Real Wedgwood Ware, Plate 50, showing patterned washing bowls, jugs, soap dishes, and a slop pail far too nice to put slops in. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageBowls Collection: Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill
A child bowls her hoop on a winters day on Primrose Hill. Date: 1895

Background imageBowls Collection: GIRLS PLAY BOWLS / 1940S

GIRLS PLAY BOWLS / 1940S
Faith Dorn, Alice Talton, Juanita Stark, Lucia Carroll and Jean Ames wait for the final bowl before adding up the score. Date: 1940s

Background imageBowls Collection: Sanitary ware, Plate 42

Sanitary ware, Plate 42, showing wash basins, urinals and toilet bowls in a range of styles. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageBowls Collection: Nigeria, Sokoto - Carving gourds

Nigeria, Sokoto - Carving gourds Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBowls Collection: A Googlie by Lawson Wood

A Googlie by Lawson Wood
A bear batsman looks concerned as a determined monkey bowls a googlie at his batting partner. Date: 1930

Background imageBowls Collection: Gentlemen Bowling 1950S

Gentlemen Bowling 1950S
Older gentlemen (and one lady) enjoying a leisurely game of bowls on an English bowling green

Background imageBowls Collection: Jenny Lind / Punch 1850

Jenny Lind / Punch 1850
JENNY LIND Swedish singer she bowls over the audiences of America

Background imageBowls Collection: Natives with Handmade Wooden Bowls for drinking Kava - Yaquo

Natives with Handmade Wooden Bowls for drinking Kava - Yaquo
Natives with Handmade Wooden Bowls for drinking Kava/Yaquon, Republic of Fiji. Date: 1900s

Background imageBowls Collection: New Zealand - Bowling Green at Te Aroha

New Zealand - Bowling Green at Te Aroha, opened in 1903 Date: circa 1908

Background imageBowls Collection: Match of Bowls at Crystal Palace, London, 1901

Match of Bowls at Crystal Palace, London, 1901
Illustration showing a match of bowls at the Crystal Palace in London during June 1901. The players shown are (from left to right) Dr. W.G. Grace (large beard), Mr. John Young (Australia), Mr. J.W

Background imageBowls Collection: Cruikshank / Bowling Alley

Cruikshank / Bowling Alley
The bowling alley at Worcester

Background imageBowls Collection: Sport / Bowls C16

Sport / Bowls C16
A bowling green in Tudor times

Background imageBowls Collection: Monsanto Textiles - Girl in smart two-piece trouser suit

Monsanto Textiles - Girl in smart two-piece trouser suit
Client: Monsanto Textiles - Girl in smart two-piece trouser suit, holding a ball - shoot date: July 24, 1969 Date: 1969

Background imageBowls Collection: Japanese people sitting on the floor eating their meal using small bowls and chopsticks

Japanese people sitting on the floor eating their meal using small bowls and chopsticks. Date: 1864

Background imageBowls Collection: Port Sunlight - Cheshire, Merseyside - Mens Social Club

Port Sunlight - Cheshire, Merseyside - Mens Social Club and Bowling Green. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBowls Collection: Rural English Soft Cheesemaker

Rural English Soft Cheesemaker - preparing formed rounds of local cheese. Date: 1900s

Background imageBowls Collection: Carpet bowls

Carpet bowls
One of five glazed earthenware bowls in a set of carpet bowls. Painted with intersecting stripes in various colours on a white ground, thought to date c.1850-1900. Date: 1850-1900

Background imageBowls Collection: Knaresborough Castle in the 1930s

Knaresborough Castle in the 1930s

Background imageBowls Collection: Playing bowls at Knaresborough Castle in the 1930s

Playing bowls at Knaresborough Castle in the 1930s

Background imageBowls Collection: Crown Green Bowls Victorian period

Crown Green Bowls Victorian period

Background imageBowls Collection: Playing Bowls

Playing Bowls
A WW2 children's story book illustration which shows a number of wartime figures playing bowls, Mr. Penny holds his hand up towards an angry gentleman. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBowls Collection: Washerwomen

Washerwomen
A linoleum cut portraying a group of women conversing and carrying washing bowls on their headsb by the edge of a canal. Date: 1922

Background imageBowls Collection: Devant Ma Fentre

Devant Ma Fentre
An oil painting of a round table with a white tablecloth, laid neatly with bowls of fruit, cups and saucers and a bottle of wine. A vase of pink roses stands behind, situated by a house window

Background imageBowls Collection: Royal Doulton Potteries Advertisement

Royal Doulton Potteries Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for the Royal Doulton Potteries of Burslem, showcasing some examples of Old Sung Glaze card bowls and figurines. Date: circa 1917

Background imageBowls Collection: Japan - Earthenware Shop

Japan - Earthenware Shop
Earthenware Shop, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBowls Collection: Cunard Line, four Booths soup bowls

Cunard Line, four Booths soup bowls, marked on base. 9 inches. Date: 20th century

Background imageBowls Collection: Cunard Line - two Elkington plate sugar bowls

Cunard Line - two Elkington plate sugar bowls which appear to have been submerged in water for an unknown period of time. One is marked for Kosher use. 3 inches

Background imageBowls Collection: Women in short or long dresses emptying bowls, lifting a basket. Date: 1887

Women in short or long dresses emptying bowls, lifting a basket. Date: 1887

Background imageBowls Collection: A nisfen - a noisy spirit that disturbs Norwegian households unless placated with bowls of milk

A nisfen - a noisy spirit that disturbs Norwegian households unless placated with bowls of milk and so on Date: 1879

Background imageBowls Collection: Street food vendor portable stall, China, c. 1880s

Street food vendor portable stall, China, c. 1880s
Street food vendor portable stall, China, c.1880s

Background imageBowls Collection: Scene from Petroniuss Satyricon

Scene from Petroniuss Satyricon. Trimalchio comes to have dinner after a bath, led by a servant. Another servant takes off his shoes, while an old man plays the tibia or aulos

Background imageBowls Collection: Advert, Wesson Oil for cooking and salads

Advert, Wesson Oil for cooking and salads. 1926

Background imageBowls Collection: Men playing bowls with a jack, 14th century

Men playing bowls with a jack, 14th century
Medieval bowling. Three men playing bowls with a jack, 14th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, Chatto and Windus, London, 1876

Background imageBowls Collection: Two men playing bowls, 13th century

Two men playing bowls, 13th century
Medieval bowling. Two men playing bowls with target cones or marks, 13th century. Handcoloured lithograph by Joseph Strutt from his own Sports and Pastimes of the People of England

Background imageBowls Collection: Medieval bowling games

Medieval bowling games: Two men playing bowls, 14th century (top), two men playing bowls with target cones or marks, 13th century (middle), and three men playing bowls with a jack



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