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Background imagePads Collection: Skateboarder 1970S

Skateboarder 1970S
A boy skateboarding in protecive gear, including shin pads and a helmet, Crawley, Sussex, England

Background imagePads Collection: Sport / Cricket / W G Grace

Sport / Cricket / W G Grace
W G Grace, ready to receive the ball

Background imagePads Collection: Olympics / 1932 / Hockey

Olympics / 1932 / Hockey
Hockey: India beats USA by 24 to 1

Background imagePads Collection: Riverbank scene

Riverbank scene
A summer riverbank scene with pale calm hazy water, dappled with lilypads and ducks, daisies and a small dragonfly. Watercolour painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePads Collection: Northamptonshire CCC Cricket Team

Northamptonshire CCC Cricket Team
Group photo, Northamptonshire CCC Cricket Team. Date: circa 1936

Background imagePads Collection: Lily and Hilda Hanbury

Lily and Hilda Hanbury
Misses Lily Hanbury (1874-1908) and Hilda Hanbury, sisters and actresses

Background imagePads Collection: J H King - Cricketer

J H King - Cricketer
John H King - left-handed cricketer for Leicestershire and England, making his debut for his country in 1909

Background imagePads Collection: A Cricketing Hero

A Cricketing Hero
A young cricketing hero is acclaimed by his teammates

Background imagePads Collection: Middlebrough Cricket

Middlebrough Cricket
The Middlesbrough cricket team pose for a photograph on their ground; players wear a variety of check and striped shirts, caps and hats, and carry bats or balls

Background imagePads Collection: W G Grace, legendary cricketer, batting

W G Grace, legendary cricketer, batting. late 19th century

Background imagePads Collection: Jack Hobbs and Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketers

Jack Hobbs and Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketers, coming out to bat. They formed an opening partnership for the England team between 1924 and 1930. circa 1920s

Background imagePads Collection: Tom Lockyer, outstanding cricket wicket-keeper

Tom Lockyer, outstanding cricket wicket-keeper Date: 1863

Background imagePads Collection: Hobbs and Rhodes, Australian cricketers

Hobbs and Rhodes, Australian cricketers
Cricketers Hobbs and Rhodes who established a first wicket Test record of 323 tour of Australia Date: 1912

Background imagePads Collection: Hole and Harvey, third test against England

Hole and Harvey, third test against England
Australian cricketers Hole and Harvey, whose partnership of 173 runs lasted into the third morning of the Third Test against England, 1953 Date: 1953

Background imagePads Collection: Carthaginian soldier. Engraving by Serra. Later colouration

Carthaginian soldier. Engraving by Serra. Later colouration
Carthaginian soldier. Engraving by Serra. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2019

Background imagePads Collection: Danse dAmour

Danse dAmour
An oil painting depicting male and female figures engaging in a romantic dance, next to a pool topped with lily pads. Date: circa 1924

Background imagePads Collection: Cartoon, The Last Wicket - The Boer War is compared to cricket with a Boer batting

Cartoon, The Last Wicket - The Boer War is compared to cricket with a Boer batting and Kitchener as wicket keeper. Date: 1901

Background imagePads Collection: Comic postcard, Drunken batsman who saw three balls Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Drunken batsman who saw three balls Date: 20th century

Background imagePads Collection: Comic postcard, A fast one from the demon bowler Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, A fast one from the demon bowler Date: 20th century

Background imagePads Collection: Comic postcard, Bunny faces the fast bowler Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Bunny faces the fast bowler Date: 20th century

Background imagePads Collection: Reverend Frank Gillingham (1875-1953) - noted clergyman

Reverend Frank Gillingham (1875-1953) - noted clergyman and cricketer - in cricket apparel walking back to the pavilion. His score of 201 for Essex versus Middlesex (as reported in this issue)

Background imagePads Collection: Mary Stuart of Scotland, wife of King Francis

Mary Stuart of Scotland, wife of King Francis II of France, 1542-1587. She wears a lace cap, green surtout with shoulder pads and band of gold embroidery, damask petticoat

Background imagePads Collection: Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, wife

Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, wife of King Henry II, 1519-1589. She wears a jeweled cap, lace ruff collar, surtout with high shoulder pads

Background imagePads Collection: Catherine de Medicis, queen of Henry II of France, 1519-1589

Catherine de Medicis, queen of Henry II of France, 1519-1589. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Edward Hargrave from The Ladys Magazine and Museum of the Belles Lettres, Fine Arts, Drama

Background imagePads Collection: German women in big shoulder pads, 1572

German women in big shoulder pads, 1572
German women in dresses with big shoulder pads, 1572. Young woman in gold hairnet and plumed cap, and doctors wife in unusual hat and veil that hides the hair, mouth and chin

Background imagePads Collection: Advert, Miller & Taylor, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Advert, Miller & Taylor, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Advert for Miller & Taylor, Manufacturers of Horse Shoe Pads, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imagePads Collection: The Maharajah goes a-cricketing

The Maharajah goes a-cricketing
The Maharajah of Patiala having his pads adjusted before going in to bat. Date: 1911

Background imagePads Collection: Wrathall and Board, cricketers

Wrathall and Board, cricketers
Harry Wrathall and Jack Board, Gloucestershire county cricketers who made 106 runs at the 10th wicket in a match against Surrey. 1899

Background imagePads Collection: W Storer, cricketer

W Storer, cricketer. circa 1897

Background imagePads Collection: S E Gregory, cricketer

S E Gregory, cricketer. circa 1897

Background imagePads Collection: R Pilling, cricket wicket keeper

R Pilling, cricket wicket keeper. circa 1897

Background imagePads Collection: J T Brown, cricketer

J T Brown, cricketer. 1897

Background imagePads Collection: J Tunnicliffe, cricketer

J Tunnicliffe, cricketer. 1897

Background imagePads Collection: C B Fry, cricketer and all-round sportsman

C B Fry, cricketer and all-round sportsman. circa 1897

Background imagePads Collection: A G Steel, cricketer

A G Steel, cricketer. circa 1897

Background imagePads Collection: A C MacLaren, cricketer

A C MacLaren, cricketer. circa 1897

Background imagePads Collection: Mitchells & Butlers Cricket Club team, Birmingham, UK

Mitchells & Butlers Cricket Club team, Birmingham, UK
Mitchells & Butlers Cricket Club team (brewery), Birmingham, UK, winners of the Birmingham & District League Season, 1911. Date: 1911

Background imagePads Collection: Group photo, cricket club players

Group photo, cricket club players. Date: 1932

Background imagePads Collection: Hockey humour

Hockey humour
A Safe Goal. Large girl with pads and hockey stick guards the goal. Artist: Crackerjack. Date: 1910

Background imagePads Collection: Teddy bear playing cricket

Teddy bear playing cricket -- he has just been bowled out. Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePads Collection: Ladies Football, 1895: Miss Nettie Honeyball

Ladies Football, 1895: Miss Nettie Honeyball
The wonderfully named Miss Nettie J. Honeyball, captain of the British Ladies Football Club, in her football costume(blouse, blue serge knickerbockers, shin pads and football boots) in 1895. 1895

Background imagePads Collection: Cartoon, cricketing lion and kangaroo

Cartoon, cricketing lion and kangaroo
Cartoon, cricketing British Lion and Australian Kangaroo. The lion says: Well, you don t mind a good licking, so long as you get the gate money, do you? 1884

Background imagePads Collection: Woman with two Airedale Terrier dogs

Woman with two Airedale Terrier dogs in a studio photo. Date: circa 1945

Background imagePads Collection: Woman police officer in uniform, London

Woman police officer in uniform, London
Woman police officer in woollen V-neck jumper and trousers, together with the reinforced bowler hat introduced in 1985. Date: circa 1985

Background imagePads Collection: Yorkshire Cricket Team 1890s

Yorkshire Cricket Team 1890s
Group photo, Yorkshire Cricket Team: Turner (Scorer), Wardall, Whitehead, Dodworth, Mounsey, Draper (Umpire), Tunnicliffe, Peel, Lord Hawke, Jackson, Wainwright, Brown, Hunter, Hirst. Date: 1890s

Background imagePads Collection: Cricket The Cut Shot

Cricket The Cut Shot
A batsman is shown performing the cut shot where he swings at the ball as if he was cutting it. Date: circa 19th century

Background imagePads Collection: Gentlemen v Players, 200th Cricket Eleven

Gentlemen v Players, 200th Cricket Eleven
Photographs of the eleven Players in the 200th Gentlemen and Players cricket match. The match was played on an annual basis, the tradition having started in 1806



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