Antique Engravings - Hunting, Racing, Shooting, Fishing, Etc

THE SPORTING MAGAZINE
& THE NEW SPORTING MAGAZINE

Title page to Sporting Magazine 1828

'THE SPORTING MAGAZINE OR MONTHLY CALENDAR OF THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE TURF, THE CHASE AND EVERY OTHER DIVERSION, INTERESTING TO THE MAN OF PLEASURE, ENTERPRISE AND SPIRIT'

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THE SPORTING MAGAZINE began publication in c. 1792. It contained numerous copper & steel engraved prints of Hunting, Fishing, Horses, Racing, Shooting, Sailing and other 'Gentlemen's' activities.

This Page will be under construction for some time, as we add additional images for you to view. Some of the anticipated main headings are set out below. The plates were mostly around size 8x5 inches overall (210x130mm).

Contributors were leading artists and engravers of the day.

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ARCHERY

ATTRACTIVE ARCHERY VIGNETTE ON TITLE PAGE TO 1833 EDITION

ROYAL TOXOPHOLITE GROUND - 1836

COCK FIGHTING

GAME COCK - 1828

GAME COCKS - 1832

COURSING (Hare Coursing) - See also DOGS - GREYHOUNDS

'THE COURSER' - Man on horse with several GREYHOUNDS. 1837.

CRICKET

LORD'S CRICKET GROUND - This attractive small steel engraving appeared in SPORTING MAGAIZE in 1835. Overall size 8x5 inches. Steel engravings of cricket are not that common.

DOGS

BLOODHOUNDS - 1830

GREYHOUND - 'TINEY' - 1829

GREYHOUND - 'BARRON' - 1830

GREYHOUNDS - PRINCE OF CAMBRIDGE'S - 1830

HARRIERS - 1839

POINTERS - 1835

RETRIEVER - 1832

ST BERNARDS - 'ALP and GLORY' - 1842 - 'A dog and bitch of the true St. Bernard breed, the Property of Her Majesty [Queen Victoria] and Prince Albert'.

SETTER - 1827

SETTERS - 1830

SPANIEL - 'FLORA' - 1833

SPANIELS - 1832

WHITE SCOTTISH TERRIER CHASING RABBIT - 1830

WHITE SCOTTISH TERRIER 'Wang'. 1839

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FISH and FISHING

CARP FISHING. 1836

FLY FISHING ON THE DARENTH - 1834

SALMON - 1837

THE FISHERMAN - 1837 - Attractive Vignette style.

TROLLING - 1827

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GAME BIRDS

VARIEGATED WOODCOCK - 1839

HORSES

'BONAPARTE' - 1834 - The Emperor's last horse.Overall 8x5 ins.Bred in S.Africa. Interesting separate historical text supplied with this print. The horse was sent to Napoleon in St.Helena. Came back to England.

BROOD MARES - 1833

DRAY HORSES - 1826

GALATEA - Mare and Foal - 1832

KARINA - Mare and Foal - 1839

QUEEN OF TRUMPS - 1830

SYLVIA - A LADY'S PONY - 1828

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HUNTING

A SET OF 4 FOX HUNTING PLATES - 1839 - by F.C. TURNER (1 example)

FROM SCENT TO VIEW - 1841

MADE A CAST - 1839

THROWING OFF - 1834. By J F Herring

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MAPS - Hunting Disticts Etc

PLACES OF MEETING OF THE CHESHIRE HUNT - 1842

OTTERS

THE OTTER - 1828

PORTRAITS of ARTISTS contributing to the SPORTING MAGAZINE

Some of the most famous artists of the day.

Abraham COOPER Esq - R.A.

L. MARSHALL - Celebrated artist of sporting subjects

RACING

BAY MIDDLETON - Won the DERBY 1836

BLOOMSBURY - Won the DERBY. 1839

CADLAND - 1828 - Horse and Jockey

DANGEROUS - Won DERBY 1833

FREDERICK - Won DERBY 1829

MAMELUKE - Won DERBY 1827

MIDDLETON - Won DERBY 1825

MUNDIG - Won DERBY 1835

PHANTOM - Won DERBY 1811

PHOSPHORUS - Won DERBY 1837

PLENIPOTENTIARY - 1834 - Winner of The DERBY.

PRIAM Won DERBY 1832

ST GILES - Winner of the DERBY

SPANIEL - Won DERBY 1831

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RACING - JOCKEYS and OWNERS

The Sporting Magazine provides an almost unique record of famous Owners and Jockeys of the first half of the 19th Century. Most are avilable with interesting Biographical notes, which includes their background and their winners.

Mr Samuel CHIFNEY - Jockey

Mr Patrick CONNELLY - Jockey - Won the Derby on Plenipotentiary

John SINGLETON - Jockey - The Winner of the ' First Great St.Ledger' in 1776 riding the brown bay filly, 'Allabaculia'. He was born in 1732, he died in 1826, aged 94. This portrait was taken but a few days before his death.

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SAILING

SAILING ON LAKE WINDERMERE - 1842. Early Steel engravings of SAILING are quite scarce.

'Starting for the Cup'.Greenwich - 1839

SHIPS

THE WATER WITH - 1834 - Paddle Steamer with other ships under sail.

SHOOTING

DUCK SHOOTING - 1829

SNIPE SHOOTING IN JANUARY - 1841

WOODCOCK SHOOTING - 1839

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STEEPLECHASING

ANTELOPE - Steeplechasing scene. St Albans 1833.

LOST THE LEAD - 1837


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LINKS

Your may find the following to be of interest

HORSES - EQUIWEB

HORSE RACING - RACENEWS

OTTERS - THE HIGH DESERT MUSEUM

Thats Entertainment 1500-1700


BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Best of Field & Stream : 100 Years of Great Writing from America's Premier Sporting Magazine


LINKS TO RELATED POSTAPRINT FEATURE PAGE/S

DOGS

GREYHOUNDS

OTTERS


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