The Interport Field Gun Competition - Royal Navy
The Royal Navy's field gun competition is a contest between teams from various Royal Navy commands, in which teams of sailors compete to transport a field gun and its equipment over and through a series of obstacles in the shortest time. The "Inter-Port" or "Command" Competition was contested by teams from the Royal Navy annually, and was a popular item at the Royal Tournament until finishing in 1999. Date: circa 1930s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Greyhound Racing at White City
An advertisement for greyhound racing at White City stadium with a painting by Gilbert Holiday. The caption reads: "The trap snaps open...the 30, 000 people in the darkened stands break into a roar...in an instant six greyhounds are flashing down the straight, muscles rippling, coloured jackets flashing against the brilliantly lit turf...one of the tense, dramatic moments of a greyhound."
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action
Will he win the National" again? GOLDEN MILLER: The photograph was taken at Leicester when "The Miller" had little more than gentle exercise in disposing of five other moderate chasers. Miss Dorothy Paget's eight-year-old gelding will be seen out at Cheltenham, when, in the race for the Gold Cup, we shall see whether he is the champion of old."
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