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Background imageSportsman Collection: Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer

Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer
Greek Art. Hellenistic. Boxer of Quirinal or the Terme Boxer. Bronze sculpture of the Hellenistic period (1st century B.C.). Boxer sitting at rest, with metal and leather dressings used for combat

Background imageSportsman Collection: Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston
Photograph showing the American professional boxer Charles L. Sonny Liston (1932-1970) Date: undated

Background imageSportsman Collection: British Boxer Freddie Mills - signed postcard from 1941

British Boxer Freddie Mills - signed postcard from 1941
Frederick Percival ( Freddie ) Mills (1919-1965) - English boxer, and the world light heavyweight champion from 1948 to 1950

Background imageSportsman Collection: Billy Bancroft, Welsh international rugby player

Billy Bancroft, Welsh international rugby player
William John Billy Bancroft (1871-1959), Welsh-born international rugby player who played for Swansea and Wales. He also played county cricket for Glamorgan. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: Jack Johnson in a boxing match

Jack Johnson in a boxing match
Jack Johnson (1878-1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant, African-American world heavyweight champion boxer, 1908-1915, standing at the ropes in a boxing match with an unidentified opponent

Background imageSportsman Collection: Eric Liddell celebrating his Olympic win at Edinburgh Univer

Eric Liddell celebrating his Olympic win at Edinburgh Univer
Eric Liddell, the 400m gold medallist at the 1924 Paris Olympic Games, crowned and chaired at Edinburgh University where he had studied science

Background imageSportsman Collection: Sir Harcourt Gilbey Gold, Vanity Fair, Spy

Sir Harcourt Gilbey Gold, Vanity Fair, Spy
SIR HARCOURT GILBEY GOLD (1876-1952) Oarsman and President of the Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC), in flannels and blazer. Caption: Tarka Date: 1876 - 1952

Background imageSportsman Collection: West Auckland football team

West Auckland football team - they beat Juventus in 1910 and 1911. 1910

Background imageSportsman Collection: Earl of Clarendon, Vanity Fair, Spy

Earl of Clarendon, Vanity Fair, Spy
EDWARD HYDE VILLIERS, 5th Earl of Clarendon (1846 -1914) Lord Hyde between 1846 and 1870. British Liberal Unionist politician and sportsman. Caption: The Lord Chamberlain Date: 1846 - 1914

Background imageSportsman Collection: Throwing the hammer, Braemar Highland Games

Throwing the hammer, Braemar Highland Games
Alexander Mackenzie throwing the hammer at the 1911 Highland Games at Braemar, Scotland. 1911

Background imageSportsman Collection: Ks Ranjitsinhji and C B Fry, cricketers

Ks Ranjitsinhji and C B Fry, cricketers
The leading batsmen of the year in 1901, cricketers K.S. Ranjitsinhji (1872-1933) and C.B. Fry (Charles Burgess Fry 1872-1956)

Background imageSportsman Collection: Danahar or Danaher, boxer

Danahar or Danaher, boxer
A boxer named Danahar or Danaher (there were several), seen here in what appears to be a turn of the century studio photo with painted backdrop, and a trophy on the right. Date: circa 1900

Background imageSportsman Collection: Ahmed Madrali

Ahmed Madrali, Turkish wrestler known as the Terrible Turk, pictured on the front cover of The Tatler in 1904 after losing a match for the world wrestling championship at Olympia against the Russian

Background imageSportsman Collection: Harlequins Rugby Team

Harlequins Rugby Team: Hindley, Phillipps, Hunt, Clarke, Hill, Whittaker, Surtees, Cipriani, Pauk, Peech, Wood, Wells, Susmann, Saward, Wells. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: William Eldon Tucker, rugby player

William Eldon Tucker, rugby player
William Eldon Tucker (1872-1953), Bermuda-born rugby union player for Cambridge University, St Georges Hospital, Blackheath and England. He later qualified as a medical doctor. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: Arthur J Gould, Welsh rugby player

Arthur J Gould, Welsh rugby player
Arthur J Gould (1864-1919), Captain of Newport Rugby FC and Welsh International rugby union player. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: P Maud, rugby player for Blackheath and England

P Maud, rugby player for Blackheath and England
P Maud, rugby player for Blackheath (captain) who made one appearance for England. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: Frank Wykoff at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic stadium

Frank Wykoff at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic stadium
Frank Clifford Wyckoff (1909 1980) was an American athlete and triple gold medal winner in 4x100 m relay at the Olympic Games in 1924, 1928 and 1932

Background imageSportsman Collection: Christmas Greetings card with a Golfing Pun theme

Christmas Greetings card with a Golfing Pun theme, playing on words/terms. " May Xmas: BUNKER trouble and Care and LINK you to a Golden New Year. I ask you to accept today

Background imageSportsman Collection: John Devey, footballer and cricketer

John Devey, footballer and cricketer
John Henry George Jack Devey (1866-1940), footballer for West Bromwich Albion, Mitchells St George s, Aston Villa and England, and a first-class cricketer for Warwickshire. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: James F Byrne, rugby player and cricketer

James F Byrne, rugby player and cricketer
James Frederick Byrne (1871-1954), rugby player for England and the British and Irish Lions, and first-class cricketer for Warwickshire (captain). 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: Roman art. Statue of a young athlete. National Archaeologica

Roman art. Statue of a young athlete. National Archaeological Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageSportsman Collection: Bob Fitzsimmons v Peter Felix in heavyweight boxing match

Bob Fitzsimmons v Peter Felix in heavyweight boxing match
Bob Fitzsimmons (1863-1917), British boxer, v Peter Felix (1866-1926), Australian boxer, in a heavyweight match -- Fitzsimmons met Felix

Background imageSportsman Collection: Walter Hagen, American professional golfer

Walter Hagen, American professional golfer
Walter Charles Hagen (1892-1969), American professional golfer, seen here at Royal Lytham St Annes golf course on 24 June 1926. Date: 1926

Background imageSportsman Collection: Brian Jacks

Brian Jacks
World Champion for the arm dips, Brian Jacks gives a demonstration. Jacks was a British judoka who won Britains first medal at a world championship, taking a bronze in Salt Lake City in 1967

Background imageSportsman Collection: England World Cup winners, West Ham players

England World Cup winners, West Ham players, Martin Peters, Bobby Moore and Geoff Hurst, with the Jules Rimet Trophy. Date: 1966

Background imageSportsman Collection: Golfer James Braid at the PGA on Romford Links

Golfer James Braid at the PGA on Romford Links
Black and white photo of golfer James Braid playing the seventeenth green at the Professional Golfers Association tournament on the Romford Links. Braid went on to win the match. 1902

Background imageSportsman Collection: Jack Dempsey just before defeating Jess Willard

Jack Dempsey just before defeating Jess Willard in a boxing match

Background imageSportsman Collection: The Australian Cricket Team 1890

The Australian Cricket Team 1890. 1890

Background imageSportsman Collection: Blackheath Rugby Team

Blackheath Rugby Team: Latter, Carpmael, Stokes, Lohden, Spurling, Tarbutt, Dixon, Rigby, Finlinson, De Winton, Fegan, Maud, Thomson, Harris, Maturin, Cope, Cattell, Wilson. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: Yorkshire Rugby County Football Team, 1894-95

Yorkshire Rugby County Football Team, 1894-95: Hirst (Hon Sec), Donaldson, Barraclough, Nowell, Riley, Walton, Millar (President), Broadley, Arnold, Toothill (Captain), Jackson, Dobson, Firth, Riley

Background imageSportsman Collection: Scottish International Association Football Team, 1895

Scottish International Association Football Team, 1895, at the time they played against Scotland: Harrison (Vice-President), Drummond, Lambie, Sliman (President), Russell, Gibson, Dixon (Treasurer)

Background imageSportsman Collection: Irish International Rugby Team, 1895

Irish International Rugby Team, 1895, at the time they played Scotland: Thompson, McCluskey, Reid (IFA), Scott, Alexander, McAteer (Trainer), Brown, Crawford, Wright, M Clutchey, Thompson, Clugston

Background imageSportsman Collection: Aston Villa FA Cup Winners, 1894-5

Aston Villa FA Cup Winners, 1894-5: Grierson (Trainer), Dunkley (Hon Sec), Johnstone, Spencer, Wilkes, Lees, Rinder, Margoschis (Chairman), Reynolds, Devey (Captain), Welford, Ramsay (Secretary)

Background imageSportsman Collection: Racial Type / Buchanan

Racial Type / Buchanan
James Buchanan wears checked jodhpurs, gaiters & boots, a red waistcoat, a wing collar & tie, a tweed jacket with rounded front borders & a low crowned top hat

Background imageSportsman Collection: Northamptonshire CCC Cricket Team

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

Background imageSportsman Collection: David Moorcroft, British runner

David Moorcroft, British runner
David Moorcroft (b. 1953), British middle-distance and long-distance runner, signing an autograph at a fun run in Penzance, Cornwall

Background imageSportsman Collection: Four world boxing champions

Four world boxing champions (left to right): Jack Dempsey, Gene, Tunney, Joe Louis, James J Braddock

Background imageSportsman Collection: Middlesex Cricket Team, 1898

Middlesex Cricket Team, 1898. 1898

Background imageSportsman Collection: Fred Clegg, Rugby player

Fred Clegg, Rugby player. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: James Hannan, Welsh international rugby player

James Hannan, Welsh international rugby player
James Jim Hannan (1864-1905), Welsh international rugby player who also played for Newport. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: G O Smith, footballer and cricketer

G O Smith, footballer and cricketer
Gilbert Oswald Smith (1872-1943), amateur footballer who played for Oxford University and the Corinthians, and was captain for England. He played first-class cricket for Oxford University and Surrey

Background imageSportsman Collection: H B Daft, English footballer and cricketer

H B Daft, English footballer and cricketer
Harry Butler Daft (1866-1945), English footballer with the Corinthians, Notts County, Nottingham Forest, Newark and England, also a first-class cricketer with Nottinghamshire. 1890s

Background imageSportsman Collection: Jack Hobbs by Smithson Broadhead

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

Background imageSportsman Collection: Tennis player Captain A. F. Wilding in caricature

Tennis player Captain A. F. Wilding in caricature
New Zealand tennis player, Anthony Frederick Wilding, Wimbledon Mens Champion in 1910, 1911, 1912 and 1913. His championship run came to an end in 1914 when he was beaten by Australian, N. E

Background imageSportsman Collection: Fourth Earl Rosslyn

Fourth Earl Rosslyn
FRANCIS ROBERT ST CLAIR ERSKINE, fourth earl of ROSSLYN statesman and sportsman Date: 1833 - 1890

Background imageSportsman 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 imageSportsman Collection: Bob Fitzsimmons, heavyweight boxing champion

Bob Fitzsimmons, heavyweight boxing champion
Bob (Robert James) Fitzsimmons (1863-1917), English-born World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. circa 1900s



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