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Background imageMatch Collection: The Referee

The Referee
People You See. From Teddy Bear (date unknown)

Background imageMatch Collection: Goalkeeper in the football match

Goalkeeper in the football match
People You See. Goalkeeper in the football match. From Teddy Bear (date unknown)

Background imageMatch Collection: Will They Never Come? World War One poster

Will They Never Come? World War One poster
World War One recruitment poster using a photograph from the Weekly Dispatch showing a bloodied and bandaged British soldier who having just dispatched the enemy with his rifle simultaneously

Background imageMatch Collection: Poster, Think of Tomorrow, Buy War Bonds Today

Poster, Think of Tomorrow, Buy War Bonds Today. Showing two soldiers looking at a photograph of a woman and child. 1940s

Background imageMatch Collection: Captain Leslie Cheape playing polo against America, 1914

Captain Leslie Cheape playing polo against America, 1914
Captain Leslie St. Clair Cheape (1882-1916), British soldier and polo player dubbed, Englands greatest polo player pictured playing his part in the England victory over America in the International

Background imageMatch Collection: People at a Sumo match, Japan

People at a Sumo match, Japan
People at a Sumo wrestling match, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageMatch Collection: Polo Victory 1914, Menu card from Buckingham Palace

Polo Victory 1914, Menu card from Buckingham Palace
The menu card at the dinner given by King George V at Buckingham Palace to the England polo team after they had won the International Polo Trophy - or Westchester Cup - from America in 1914

Background imageMatch Collection: Schoolgirl cricket

Schoolgirl cricket
Magazine illustration. Girl bowled out in a school cricket match Date: 1930

Background imageMatch Collection: Polo at Hurlingham

Polo at Hurlingham
Stylised illustration showing a polo match in progress at the exclusive Hurlingham club at the height of the Season. Each year the Champion Cup

Background imageMatch Collection: Varsity Match - Oxford v Cambridge at Lord s

Varsity Match - Oxford v Cambridge at Lord s
The Oxford and Cambridge Cricket Match played at Lords in July over three days, one of the highlights of the summer sporting and social calendar

Background imageMatch Collection: Centre Court, Wimbledon

Centre Court, Wimbledon
Overhead view of the famous Centre Court at Wimbledon - the Lawn Tennis Championships being one of the highlights of the summer sporting calendar. Date: 1927

Background imageMatch Collection: Railway Sleeper - Cardiff Station

Railway Sleeper - Cardiff Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Welsh rugby fan at Cardiff Station, delighted that Wales beat France 23-11! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith circa 1960s

Background imageMatch Collection: Shire horse team during Ploughing Match

Shire horse team during Ploughing Match
A team of white Shire horses competing in a ploughing match. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith Date: circa 1980

Background imageMatch Collection: Test Match by David Wright - original gouache

Test Match by David Wright - original gouache
Test Match by David Wright, featuring a seductive blonde wearing a pink strapless dress and a black picture hat. 1946

Background imageMatch Collection: British and French soldiers playing football, WW1

British and French soldiers playing football, WW1
British and French soldiers playing and watching football on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageMatch Collection: Spectators at football match, Western Front, WW1

Spectators at football match, Western Front, WW1
Spectators at a football match between British and French soldiers on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageMatch Collection: Boys hockey

Boys hockey
Scene from a boys hockey match. Bullying off. Date: 1903

Background imageMatch Collection: Print Users Yearbook -- tennis match

Print Users Yearbook -- tennis match
Print Users Yearbook -- people playing a tennis match in a large garden, with a tray of drinks ready for when they take a break. circa 1930s

Background imageMatch Collection: Football match, Fulham v Stoke

Football match, Fulham v Stoke
A football league game, Fulham versus Stoke -- the photograph has been taken from pitch level. Date: 26 September 1964

Background imageMatch Collection: Faces in the crowd at a rugby match, Richmond

Faces in the crowd at a rugby match, Richmond
Faces in the crowd at a rugby match in Richmond, Surrey. Date: 1962

Background imageMatch Collection: Rugby match at the Old Deer Park, Richmond

Rugby match at the Old Deer Park, Richmond
Scene at a rugby match at the Old Deer Park in Richmond, Surrey -- opposing players try to get hold of the ball. Date: 1965

Background imageMatch Collection: People at Westminster School cricket ground

People at Westminster School cricket ground
People chatting at the Westminster School cricket ground in Central London, with a cricket match going on in the background. Date: 1959

Background imageMatch Collection: The Little Match Seller

The Little Match Seller, a story by Hans Christian Andersen. 20th century

Background imageMatch Collection: A ladies cricket match

A ladies cricket match Date: circa 1900

Background imageMatch Collection: Dog Football Fans

Dog Football Fans
Puppy football fans peeping over a fence. early 1930s

Background imageMatch Collection: Tennis at Bishopsgate

Tennis at Bishopsgate
A tennis match involving women players at Bishopsgate, London, England, attracts a large crowd. Date: early 1930s

Background imageMatch Collection: Macanny Late for the Tee

Macanny Late for the Tee
Comic scene showing a panicking Scottish man dashing through a hotel after sleeping in and missing the start of his golf match. Date: 20th century

Background imageMatch Collection: Poster for Englands Glory Matches

Poster for Englands Glory Matches
Strike out foreign competition by buying Englands Glory Matches: advertisement featuring a boxing match taking place on a ring made of match boxes between British and German pugilists

Background imageMatch Collection: Footie Fans

Footie Fans
Boys and men watching a Fulham vs Liverpool football match at Fulham Football Club, London. Date: 1957

Background imageMatch Collection: Liverpool Fans

Liverpool Fans
Liverpool fans watching the Arsenal vs Liverpool Cup Tie football match. Date: 1963

Background imageMatch Collection: Businessman Lights Cigar

Businessman Lights Cigar
A businessman in a suit sits at his desk and lights a cigar with a match. Date: 1960s

Background imageMatch Collection: Dryden / Ice Hockey / 149

Dryden / Ice Hockey / 149
A lady leans up against the fence to watch an ice hockey match, wrapped up against the cold. Date: circa 1928

Background imageMatch Collection: Cricket Match 1960

Cricket Match 1960
Teenage cricketers on deckchairs waiting their turn to bat during a match at Charterhouse School near Godalming in Surrey, England. Date: 1960

Background imageMatch Collection: Football Match 1964

Football Match 1964
FULHAM VS STOKE Spectators clapping and enjoying themselves, particularly two young mischievous boys at the front. Date: 1964



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