Lot 167Unique collection of 99 original Lawn Tennis Player...

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



Unique collection of 99 original Lawn Tennis Player private photographs c. 1920/30’s taken at such venues as the old Worple Road Ground Wimbledon, and the new venue at Church Road - players and celebrities include: Alonzo, Schmidtzu, V. Richards, J. C. Parke, Cochet, Wills, Nuthall, Lenglen, Mallory, Hunter, Tilden, Ryan, Raymond, Olliff, Lowe, Lacoste, McKane, Kingscote, Norton, Perry, Budge, Borotra, Hare, Vines, Van Ryn, Stammers, James, Gilbert, Austin, Mako, Shields, Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Marble, Petra and more. Most of the photographs are annotated to the reverse and measure 11.0 x 6.5 cms. Also included - 20 privately taken photographs showing players on court in the 1933/4 Davis Cup competitions held at Wimbledon - players featured include: Austin, McGrath, Crawford, Shields, Quist Lott, Stoefen, Wood, Hopman, Turnbull and Perry. Together with 8 tennis themed carte-de-visite and cabinet cards. (127) c/w a boxed, brown rexine-covered postcard album. Needs inspecting to appreciate the content

Hammer Price: £300.00

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