Darvill's Rare Prints is pleased to offer a huge selection of antique lithographs from
"Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches, a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of British, Indian, Colonial, and Foreign Sport."

These antique prints are from Fores's Sporting Notes and Sketches, an English quarterly magazine published from 1884 through the early 1900s. It contained articles and stories about sports at home and abroad, including equestrian, sailing, hunting, fishing, golf, and many others.
Please refer to the Sporting Prints page for a list of the available categories. Each issue included eight-full page duotoned lithographs.

Duotone Lithographs with goldish background that varies somewhat in coloration
Sheet size: approximately 8 1/2 x 5 9/16 inches (21.7 x 14.2 cm)


Fishing, Water Rescues, etc.

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Freddy soon had the gaff into him

"Freddy soon had the gaff into him"
$25

I was able to drag him in to land

"I was able to drag him in to land"
$40

Wading into mid stream below the weir

"Wading into mid stream below the weir"
$30

I'll teach you a lesson my friends

"I'll teach you a lesson my friends"
$30

Bravo! Steady, Paddy! Steady

"Bravo! Steady, Paddy! Steady"
$35

David suddenly placed his hand on my arm

"David suddenly placed his hand on my arm"
$35

I came here against my will, Old Chap!

"I came here against my will, Old Chap!"

Two glaring eyes shone for a moment

"Two glaring eyes shone for a moment"
$25

A sharp fight for a minute or two

"A sharp fight for a minute or two"
$30

I was swept off my feet

"I was swept off my feet"
$40

wicked will

"And worked his wicked will upon the salmon, deer, and grouse"
$40

He had broken one

"He had broken one"
$30

When salmon are runnin

"When salmon are runnin' up from the green sea"
$35

Clutching my fish like grim death

"Clutching my fish like grim death"
$35

There I was with two rods in one hand a net in the other

"There I was with two rods in one hand and a net in the other"
$35

With my knees gripped close together

"With my knees gripped close together"
$20

for the next twenty minutes it was a toss up

"for the next twenty minutes it was a toss up"
$35

rocks before you, on each side and behind you

"rocks before you, on each side and behind you"
$40

I had hooked a woman!

"I had hooked a woman!"

Just a sock dollager

"Just a sock dollager"
$35

I am vaguely conscious of something whizzing through the air

"I am vaguely conscious of something whizzing through the air"
$30

a most pitiable object

"a most pitiable object"
$30

His struggles were something pitiable to behold

"His struggles were something pitiable to behold"

I know all the family secrets sir

"I know all the family secrets Sir"
$30

In a moment I had it in my arms

"In a moment I had it in my arms"
$30

John managed to grasp

"John managed to grasp"
$30

Give way boys! he's there!

Give way boys! he's there!
$20

At last we ran alongside him, safe in the buoy

At last we ran alongside him, safe in the buoy
$20

lobster fishing

It was capital fun and highly exciting
(lobster fishing)
$30

It was a close shave for the old cutter

It was a close shave for the old cutter
(whale surfacing)
$30

It's all right! I am – ahem – Sir Thomas Busted!

It's all right! I am – ahem – Sir Thomas Busted!
$20

Commodore Clark RCYC

Commodore Clark RCYC
$20

 
many other Fores's prints are available in various categories...click below