Jack Hobbs by Smithson Broadhead
Jack Hobbs (Sir John Berry Hobbs), English cricketer (1882-1963), in a painting by W. Smithson Broadhead, specially done for The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News in 1925. See picture number 11806472 for a photograph of the artist with the painting.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Steve Bloomer, English footballer and manager
Steve Bloomer (1874-1938), English footballer and manager. He played for Derby County, Middlesbrough and England during the 1890s and 1900s, and was famous for his prolific scoring of goals. He remains a legend at Derby County, the Club anthem is entitled 'Steve Bloomer's Watching', and a portrait bust of him was unveiled at the Pride Park ground in 2009. Date: early 20th century
© Mary Evans Picture Library/GILL STOKER
British Ballad, Fair Margaret and Sweet William
FAIR MARGARET AND SWEET WILLIAM. British ballad telling the story of Sweet William who tells Fair Margaret that he is marrying another. He is haunted by her ghost whilst he sleeps and later rides off to find Margarets corpse and dies himself soon after. A rose grew from her grave, and a briar from his, until they grew together.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Mark Furness