Antique Tennis Prints

All prints are in good condition unless otherwise mentioned.
Most of the prints are surrounded by text and have text on the reverse side. Measurements are only the image.

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"Die drei aeltesten Soehne Kaiser Wilhelms II " ( the three oldest sons of Wilhelm II )

Photogravue ca 1890.

20 x 12.8 cm ( 7.8 x 5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. TENNIS237307


"Rink Tennis"

Wood engraving by Maurier after Swains, dated 1876.
Reverse side is printed.

17 x 23 cm ( 6.6 x 9 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. TENNIS237438


A Conscious Martyr

"Why are you so cross, Angela?" - " Oh! because I hate Selfishness, Aunt! And Theyre all of them so selfish!"
"What have they done?" - "Why, they all want to go on theRiver, just when I want to play Lawn Tennis!"
"Well, You neednt go with them!" - "Of course I neednt; but how am I going to play Lawn Tennis all by myself?"

Wood engraving from Punch dated 1881. Reverse side is printed.

14.3 x 17.8 cm ( 5.6 x 7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8442


A Game of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds.

Wood engraving after a drawing by J.W. Alexander. Dated 1881.
Recent hand coloring. Reverse side is printed.

22.3 x 34 cm ( 8.7 x 13.3 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8446


Fair-player(whose partner is bearing the brunt of the gruelling set). "Yours, Partner".

Wood engraving from Punch dated 1925. Recent hand coloring.
Reverse side is printed.

10 x 16.4 cm ( 3.9 x 6.4 ")

$ 40.00

Order nr. TENNIS8449


Der Kleine ( the Little One )

" Das ich so kleene bin, hat doch angenehme Seide! Wenn ich zum Beispiel eener Dame ´was Liebes sage und se schlaegt erroetend die Augen zu Boden, da gueckt se mich trotzdem noch an "

Wood engraving after E. Kirchner ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

19.5 x 15 cm ( 7.6 " x 5.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TENNIS236030


Herr: " ..... Nun haben Sie sich mit ihrem Manne wieder voellig ausgesoehnt? "

Junge Frau: " Ja -- nur den letzten Lendenbraten, den ich Ihm vor vier Wochen gemacht, hat er mich noch nicht verziehen ! "

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

14.5 x 11.8 cm ( 5.7 x 4.6 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TENNIS236029


Pilita es chica moderna, que se siente muy feliz,

si en un partido de tenis puede meter la nariz.

Chromolithograph postacard ca 1900.

7.8 x 13.4 cm ( 3 x 5.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8438


Mr. A. Lyttelton Half-Volleying Back-Handed (front view)

Photogravure from an illustrated work ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.

9.8 X 6.7 CM (3.8 x 2.6 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8431


C. Saunders Cutting the Ball Back-Handed

Photogravure from an illustrated work ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.

10.5 x 6.6 cm ( 4.1 x 2.6 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8432


C. Saunders Volleying The Service From the Pent-House

Photogravure from an illustrated work ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.

10 x 6.8 cm ( 3.9 x 2.6 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8434


A New Taste In Men and Women

She. "What a fine looking man Mr. OBrien is!"
He. H"m -Hah _ Rather Rough-Hewn, I think. Can't say I admire that loud-laughing, strong-voiced, robust kind of Man. Now that's a fine-looking woman he's talking to.!
She. "Well. - er - somewhat effeminate, you know. Donfess I dont admire effeminate women!"

Wood engraving from "Punch" dated 1883. Reverse side is printed.

11 x 17.5 cm ( 4.3 x 6.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8435


A Palapable Hit.

Stout gentleman (whose play has been conspicuously bad). " Im such a wretched Feed, you see, Mrs. Klipper. - A wretched feeder! Always was!"
Mrs. Klipper (who doest understand Lawn Tennis). "Indeed! Well, I should never have thought it!"

Wood engraving from "Punch" dated 1880. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 17.5 cm ( 4.5 x 6.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8436


"Donkeys Have Ears."

Emily (playing at Lawn Tennis with the new Curate). "Whats the4 game now, Mr. Miniver?"
Curate. "Forty-Love."
Irreverent Gardener (overhearing). "Did Yever hear such Imperence.! Love, Indeed!. And Him not been in the Parish above a week! Just like them Parsons!"

Wood engraving from "Punch" dated 1880. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 17.6 cm ( 4.5 x 6.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8437


Hygenic Excess

Wood engraving from Punch dated 1879. Recent hand coloring.
Reverse side is printed.

11.4 x 17.4 cm ( 4.5 x 6.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8450


An Isthmian Game.

W.E.G. ( in exceptional and temporary French). "Eh Bien, Ferdy Mon Cher, Ou Sommes Nous? Where are we now?"
M. De L-ss-ps. "My Dear and Honored Friend, Its "Vantage" to Me!"
W.E.G. (politely). "Pardon! Were Not Playing "Deuce" - Its "Vantage" All!!!"
M. De L-ss-ps. (with equal politeness). "Soit! - All-A-Right!!!"

Wood engraving from Punch dated 1883. Reverse side is printed.

24.5 x 18 cm ( 9.6 x 7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8445


Drawing-room Tennis with Japanese Fans and Air Balloons.

Line lithograph ca 1875. Mounted on heavier backing.

10.7 x 13.4 cm ( 4.2 x 5.2 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8443


Back-hand Stroke

Photogravure from an illustrated work ca 1890. Hand coloring.
Reverse side is printed.

8.5 x 7 cm ( 3.5 x 2.7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8440


Fore-Hand Volley

Photogravure from an illustrated work ca 1890. Hand coloring.
Reverse side is printed.

14 x 8.9 cm ( 5.5 x 3.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.TENNIS8439


Boshaft

Alte Jungfer (die verlobt ist): Mein Brautigam is ein tadeloser Mensch, nur stark kurzsichtig ist er!"
Freundin: "Na das habe ich mir gleich gedacht".

Wood engraving ca 1885. Recent hand coloring. Age toning. Reverse side is printed.

13.8 x 10.2 cm (5.4 x 4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8444


Lawn-Tennis Gigerl. Liebhaberaufnahme von Mechthild von Heyden in Cartlow bei Bruchow in Vorpommern.

Photogravure from an illustrated work ca 1895. Reverse side is printed.

10 x 8.5 cm ( 3.9 x 3.3 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8441 SOLD


Interior of Tennis Court, Queens Club

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1890.

8.9 x 13 cm ( 3.5 x 5.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. TENNIS8449


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