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Background imageRaces Collection: Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell

Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell
End of the 400 metres final at the 1924 Paris Olympics, showing Scot, Eric Liddell, crossing the finish line first. Liddell was made famous in the film, Chariots of Fire. Date: 1924

Background imageRaces Collection: Catford Stadium Advertisement

Catford Stadium Advertisement
Advert for Catford greyhound stadium in Catford, South East London, which opened its doors in July 1932 and has been hosting greyhound races ever since, showing an aerial view of the stadium

Background imageRaces Collection: The first Thanksgiving 1621

The first Thanksgiving 1621. Pilgrims and Natives gather to share meal. Date c1932

Background imageRaces Collection: Rowing Boat Eight

Rowing Boat Eight
Oar pattern: a study of a typical rowing eight a rowing boat team of eight men, seen from a bridge above

Background imageRaces Collection: Endeavour II

Endeavour II
A drawing of Endeavour II, the British challenger in the 1937 Americas Cup races, which was paid for and helmed by Thomas Sopwith, the famous aeroplane pioneer

Background imageRaces Collection: International Air Display and Races Poster

International Air Display and Races Poster
Poster, International Air Display and Races at Lympne, near Hythe, Kent, organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. September 1934

Background imageRaces Collection: Oxford Vs Cambridge 1873

Oxford Vs Cambridge 1873
The Boat Race - Ready to Start

Background imageRaces Collection: CARTMEL RACES POSTER

CARTMEL RACES POSTER
A poster announcing Whit Monday races (29th May 1871) at Cartmel, Lancashire. Races will include a hurdle race, the Hartington Stake, the Innkeepers Stake, a Trotting Match and a Hound Dog Trail

Background imageRaces Collection: The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927

The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927
The Wettest Derby on record in 1927 with numerous well-known personalities of the turf coping with the flooded course with the help of umbrellas and rowing boats. Includes the jockey M

Background imageRaces Collection: Shamrock V races

Shamrock V races
The first appearance in a race by the Shamrock V, Sir Thomas Liptons Americas Cup challenger in 1930. The Shamrock V is seen here in the foreground, alongside Lord Camroses Cambria

Background imageRaces Collection: On the rails at Goodwood by Howard K Elcock

On the rails at Goodwood by Howard K Elcock
An illustration showing how the Goodwood meeting at the end of the Season was as much a picnic party as a race meeting, with smart spectators enjoying a picnic lunch

Background imageRaces Collection: Norton Motorbike, winner of 28 TT Races

Norton Motorbike, winner of 28 TT Races
Norton Motorbike - winner of 28 TT Races, September 1952. 1952

Background imageRaces Collection: The Derby 1923 by Cecil Aldin

The Derby 1923 by Cecil Aldin
Leaving the post at the start of the Derby of 1923, a race famously won by Papyrus, owned by Mr B. Irish and ridden by Steve Donoghue

Background imageRaces Collection: Tatler front cover, horse racing Ascot, 1955

Tatler front cover, horse racing Ascot, 1955
Front cover of The Tatler featuring an elegant couple spectating at the races. Date: 1955

Background imageRaces Collection: Bystander masthead design, 1927 - Royal Ascot

Bystander masthead design, 1927 - Royal Ascot
Illustrated masthead design for The Bystander magazine showing a vibrant scene at Royal Ascot with glamorous women, men in morning suits and top hats

Background imageRaces Collection: Brooklands Poster

Brooklands Poster
A poster for the racing programme at Brooklands Race Tract at Weybridge, Surrey, featuring Sir Malcolm Campbell driving (at the time) the worlds fastest car, Bluebird

Background imageRaces Collection: Stylish Horse Race by Victor Hicks

Stylish Horse Race by Victor Hicks
A stylised illustration showing an elegant lady leading a racehorse in the paddock. The illustration is accompanied by the following poem; Airs and graces

Background imageRaces Collection: Schneider Trophy 1929

Schneider Trophy 1929
Cover for the official programme : the aircraft depicted is the Italian Macchi 52, which to Il Duces disappointment failed to win the face

Background imageRaces Collection: Alfa Romeo Tipo 158

Alfa Romeo Tipo 158
One of the most successful racing cars ever produced, taking 47 wins from 54 races entered. Driven by great drivers Nino Farina, Juan- Manuel Fangio & Luigi Fagioli

Background imageRaces Collection: Another Derby Derby?

Another Derby Derby?
Caricatures of well known personalities of the turf caricatured by Mel before the Epsom Derby of 1928. Clockwise from top left - Sir Abe Bailey, owner of Advocate, Lord Dewar, owner of Sunny Trace

Background imageRaces Collection: Delage car driven by R J Seaman at the Isle of Man

Delage car driven by R J Seaman at the Isle of Man, 1938 Date: 1938

Background imageRaces Collection: Hall of Man sculptures by Malvina Hoffman

Hall of Man sculptures by Malvina Hoffman
Double page spread from The Illustrated London News featuring editorial and photographs relating to the range of sculptures by the American female sculptor, Malvina Hoffman

Background imageRaces Collection: Some Grand National

Some Grand National
A number of jockeys who were expected to ride in the 1938 Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree " walking the plank" at the famous Bechers Brook

Background imageRaces Collection: The Schneider Trophy

The Schneider Trophy, presented by French industrialist Jacques Schneider, himself a record- breaking balloonist; his aim, to encourage aviation. The cup is worth 67000 euros

Background imageRaces Collection: Oxford V Cambridge 1958

Oxford V Cambridge 1958
An official souvenir from the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race from Putney to Mortlake on 5th April which was won by Cambridge by 3.5 lengths

Background imageRaces Collection: Advertisement for Ford Anglia cars

Advertisement for Ford Anglia cars -- male and female models posing (Geraldine Hill, Susan Ingram and Ossie O Leary). 1959

Background imageRaces Collection: The Alexandra Park Races, 1868

The Alexandra Park Races, 1868
Engraving showing one of the horse races held at Alexandra Park, Muswell Hill, during the summer of 1868. The large stand is clearly visible on the right of the image

Background imageRaces Collection: Oxford V Cambridge 1949

Oxford V Cambridge 1949
An official souvenir from the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race from Putney to Mortlake on 26th March which was won by Cambridge by quarter of a length

Background imageRaces Collection: Londons First Greyhound Racing at White City by C. E. Turner

Londons First Greyhound Racing at White City by C. E. Turner
Illustration by C.E. Turner depicting the new sport of greyhound racing first staged at Belle Vue in Manchester in 1926 and then shortly afterwards in White City

Background imageRaces Collection: Imperialism Ww1

Imperialism Ww1
Napoleon to Edward VII: " I wanted to create a French Empire, you a British one -- now theres going to be a German one!"

Background imageRaces Collection: Boat Race Crews Training

Boat Race Crews Training
The Oxford and Cambridge crews in training: a birds eye view from Putney Bridge

Background imageRaces Collection: Cambridge Boat Crew 1930

Cambridge Boat Crew 1930
The Cambridge boat crew on their first outing on the River Thames at Henley, Surrey, England. They won the Oxford vs Cambridge boat race that year (1930)! Date: 1930

Background imageRaces Collection: ASCOT 1929

ASCOT 1929
A stylised illustration depicting to elegant race goers at Ascot races in 1929, he with top hat and cigarette holder; her languid with a red hat

Background imageRaces Collection: DONCASTER

DONCASTER
Doncaster, south Yorkshire, seen from the northwest, across the river Don (hence its name) - famous for its races and butterscotch

Background imageRaces Collection: Boat Race Hammersmith

Boat Race Hammersmith
The boat race, as viewed from Hammersmith Bridge

Background imageRaces Collection: Oxford V Cambridge 1877

Oxford V Cambridge 1877
(L) Danger Ahead (R) At Barnes Race which had a controversial dead heat finish

Background imageRaces Collection: Boat Race Scenes 1903

Boat Race Scenes 1903
Scenes at the boat race: competitors and spectators

Background imageRaces Collection: Buffalo Bill Cody racing in Munich, Germany

Buffalo Bill Cody racing in Munich, Germany
William Frederick Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917), American soldier, bison hunter and Wild West showman, seen here at Munich, Germany, racing on horseback against the cyclist Fischer

Background imageRaces Collection: Group watching the Henley Regatta from boat, July 1958

Group watching the Henley Regatta from boat, July 1958
A group of people including; Mr Alan Adams, Mr Robin Gibbs, Mr Tony Gibbs, Miss Rachel Chandler and Mr Denis Adams, watching the racing on the last day of the Henley Royal Regatta from a cabin

Background imageRaces Collection: Bystander masthead design, society at the races

Bystander masthead design, society at the races
Stylised masthead design on the front cover of The Bystander magazine featuring smart society mingling at the races, possibly Ascot, the Derby or Goodwood. Date: 1930

Background imageRaces Collection: Deborah Mitford at Cheltenham National Hunt Meeting

Deborah Mitford at Cheltenham National Hunt Meeting
Deborah Mitford (1920-2014), later Duchess of Devonshire, pictured at the age of sixteen (nearly seventeen) in 1937 at Cheltenham races with Mr Dixon

Background imageRaces Collection: Drivers & personalities in the Five Hundred Miles Race, 1929

Drivers & personalities in the Five Hundred Miles Race, 1929
Five of the leading lights in the great Five Hundred Miles Race which took place at Brooklands on 12 October 1929. At the top is Mr Kaye Don who drove a supercharged Sunbeam, Earl Howe (top right)

Background imageRaces Collection: Poster, Arcachon, France, a town for winter and summer, Chemins de Fer du Midi - casinos, beach

Poster, Arcachon, France, a town for winter and summer, Chemins de Fer du Midi - casinos, beach, forest, hunting, fishing, regattas, races, pigeon shooting, golf. Date: circa 1895

Background imageRaces Collection: Not a Word! Personalities at the Derby by The Tout

Not a Word! Personalities at the Derby by The Tout
Not a Word! Everyone know this years Derby winner. What they may be doing just before the race on June 6. Caricatures of notable personalities of the turf drawn by The Tout for The Tatler magazine

Background imageRaces Collection: Opening day of Cheltenham Races, Prestbury Park

Opening day of Cheltenham Races, Prestbury Park
A general view of the Paddock during Parade on the opening day of the Cheltenham Steeplechase Clubs Autumn Meeting at Prestbury Park. 1911

Background imageRaces Collection: Horse racing at Sandown

Horse racing at Sandown
The Sandown autumn meeting where the British thoroughbred racehorse, Bayardo, was victorious

Background imageRaces Collection: The Newmarket Houghton Meeting

The Newmarket Houghton Meeting
Various horse races relating to the Newmarket Houghton meeting, including the Limekiln Stakes won by Mr Fairies Bayardo, The Old Nursery Stakes won by Charlemont

Background imageRaces Collection: Herzogin Cecilie nearing Falmouth, Cornwall

Herzogin Cecilie nearing Falmouth, Cornwall
The Herzogin Cecilie, a German four mast barque (Windjammer), named after German Crown Princess Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886-1954), nearing Falmouth, Cornwall



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