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A water tournament in the middle ages. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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Bertrand du Guesclin at a jousting tournament. Bertrand du Guesclin,c. 1320 –1380, aka The Eagle of Brittany or The Black Dog of Brocéliande. Breton knight, French military commander during the Hundred Years' War and Constable of France. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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James I and his attendants out hawking. James VI and I, 1566 – 1625. King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from 24 March 1603 -1625. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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A grand falconer. The Grand Falconer is an hereditary position that dates from medieval times, and belongs to the Duke of St. Albans. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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A crossbowman in the Middle Ages. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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Cock throwing, aka cock-shying or throwing at cocks. A blood sport usually associated with Shrove Tuesday that was widely practised in England until the late 18th century. A rooster was tied to a post, and people took turns throwing coksteles (special weighted sticks) at the bird until it died. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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An early form of hockey or bandy ball. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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Quarterstaff fighting. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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British coracles. A coracle is a small, rounded, lightweight boat. From Old England: A Pictorial Museum, published 1847. (Design Pics via AP)

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Hunting wild boar in ancient Rome. From Hutchinson's History of the Nations, published 1915. (Design Pics via AP)

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Gladiators entering the arena in ancient Rome. From Hutchinson's History of the Nations, published 1915. (Design Pics via AP)

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Two horses meeting. From a mid-19th century engraving by J. Harris Jr., 1791-1873 after a painting by G.F. Laporte 1799-1873. The engraving was published by Messrs. Fores Sporting & Fine Print Repository & Frame Manufactory, Piccadilly, London in the late 19th century. (Design Pics via AP)

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Two horses meeting. From a mid-19th century engraving by Charles Hunt, 1803-1877, after a painting by J.F. Herring Sr., 1795-1865. The engraving was published by Messrs. Fores Sporting & Fine Print Repository & Frame Manufactory, Piccadilly, London in the late 19th century. (Design Pics via AP)

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Advertisement for Chesterfield cigarettes using sport as a hook. From a 1930's American magazine. (Design Pics via AP)

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18136244159300
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Magic lantern slide circa 1900.Victorian/Edwardian.Social History. The Beauties of Venice,photographs created in 1888 Joseph John William ACWORTH F.I.C., F.C.S.J. The Beauties of Venice . Fishing Boats.In this view we have a number of fishing vessels which have just arrived laden with the spoils of the Adriatic.The Venetian sailors, with their quaint head-gear and sun-burnt faces, are a fine race of men, and in spite of their toilsome existence their appearance bespeaks contentment. They are now busy enjoying a dolce far niente, and getting through an early siesta,. which Italians love so well.However, we ought not to complain, for they have well earned a few hours' rest before again starting on their toilsome business [B] Sometimes as many as fifty to a hundred of these picturesque craft may, at certain seasons, be seen lying moored between the Public Gardens and the Piazzetta. (Design Pics via AP)

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Glass Negative circa 1900.Victorian.Social History. A fisherman complete with rod posing in chair (Design Pics via AP)

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Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, 1852.Engraving Marking the Covey Harrry Hall Sporting Art Gamekeeper Hunting (Design Pics via AP)

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Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, 1852 etching or wood engraving. Dolly's sleigh ride, an illustration for children. Children in a sleigh being pulled by dogs (Design Pics via AP)

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