© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

Game of lawn tennis, with inscription, 'Antelopes Thursday' Therapia Woods Khedives Gardens' and inscriptions on reverse

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Medium includes graphite and pen and black ink. A watercolour depicting a game of lawn tennis, c. 1870. Tennis was becoming a popular pastime among the rich by this time. From C.W. Cole Album containing pen & ink sketches of Turkey and the Dardanelles. Album contains thirteen sketches mounted on nine pages, with thirteen blank pages, and six sketches stored loose in album.
Credit Line: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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Hıdiv Kasrı Korusu, Istanbul, Turkey

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