Lot 196Collection of 3x Cambridge University, England and R...

Auction Date: 25/05/2016 at 10:30 am

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Collection of 3x Cambridge University, England and R. B. Powell tennis team photographs - associated with Robert Branks Powell (Canadian International). The photos feature Cambridge University and England v R. B. Powell VI, lawn tennis team photographs c1909. Powell was a member of the first Canadian Davis Cup team in 1913 and again in 1914. He was the only Canadian male to reach the singles quarter-finals at Wimbledon. He won the All England Plate in 1909 at Wimbledon.- noted players incl R. B. Powell, A.H. Lowe, F.G. Lowe, Kenneth Powell, Reggie F. Doherty, Dr W.V. Eaves, C.G. Allen; E.R. Allen and H.H. Gobert. Together with another team photo of the University of St. Mark and St. John, (Plymouth) Lawn Tennis Team by L.E.Muller. Motto: “Abeunt studia in mores” - Studies turn into habits. Note: In 2000 Powell was inducted into the USTA Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame (4)

Hammer Price: £80.00

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