Antique Engravings - Hunting, Racing, Shooting, Fishing, Etc
THE SPORTING MAGAZINE
& THE NEW SPORTING MAGAZINE
'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'
This Page is provided as a REFERENCE
RESOURCE - it is NOT an Inventory.
After very many years in the Trade, I am now retired and the Postaprint Website as such is no longer available.
However this large collection of Reference Pages is being left on line, as we hope you will find them to informative and helpful. They provide details of many of the maps, books and engravings we had the pleasure of dealing in over so many years.
My wife's store on eBay offers many delightful antiquarian maps & prints & engravings.
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We supply genuine historical maps and prints by mail order - all are eminently suitable for framing and are offered On Approval.
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.
CLICK ON THE UNDERLINED TITLE TO VIEW THE IMAGE
ATTRACTIVE ARCHERY VIGNETTE ON TITLE PAGE TO 1833 EDITION
ROYAL TOXOPHOLITE GROUND - 1836
GAME COCK - 1828
GAME COCKS - 1832
COURSING (Hare Coursing) - See also DOGS - GREYHOUNDS
'THE COURSER' - Man on horse with several GREYHOUNDS. 1837.
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.
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
FISH and FISHING
CARP FISHING. 1836
FLY FISHING ON THE DARENTH - 1834
SALMON - 1837
THE FISHERMAN - 1837 - Attractive Vignette style.
TROLLING - 1827
VARIEGATED WOODCOCK - 1839
'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
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
MAPS - Hunting Disticts Etc
PLACES OF MEETING OF THE CHESHIRE HUNT - 1842
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
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
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.
SAILING ON LAKE WINDERMERE - 1842. Early Steel engravings of SAILING are quite scarce.
'Starting for the Cup'.Greenwich - 1839
THE WATER WITH - 1834 - Paddle Steamer with other ships under sail.
DUCK SHOOTING - 1829
SNIPE SHOOTING IN JANUARY - 1841
WOODCOCK SHOOTING - 1839
ANTELOPE - Steeplechasing scene. St Albans 1833.
LOST THE LEAD - 1837
We can usually offer a good selection of these very collectible and genuine antique prints and engravings
These are ideally suitable for framing. All are offered ON APPROVAL.
Your may find the following to be of interest
HORSES - EQUIWEB
HORSE RACING - RACENEWS
OTTERS - THE HIGH DESERT MUSEUM
Thats Entertainment 1500-1700
The Best of Field &
Stream : 100 Years of Great Writing from America's Premier
LINKS TO RELATED POSTAPRINT FEATURE PAGE/S
SOME GIFT IDEAS FROM JULIE
FOR THE HARD TO BUY FOR,
perhaps a map or print of somewhere important in their lives. For example, where
they were born, got married, went on honeymoon etc.
A general search should find that, I do have a wide selection of topographical views and historical maps. America's, UK, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, The World, Etc.
Or do a search for their last name, you will be surprised what you might discover.
We are specialist mail order suppliers of collectible historical antique maps and engravings,
including prints of hunting, fishing, racing, shooting and similar sporting activities.