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Background imageSports:recreation Collection: First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Ferris wheel -250 feet in diameter, 36 cars - at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Backyard carnival, 1800s

Backyard carnival, 1800s
Children putting on a circus in the backyarrd, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Court of Honor and central basin of the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Ancient Greek marathon

Ancient Greek marathon
Foot-race in ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Sleighs in the 19th century

Sleighs in the 19th century
Sleigh travel on a road in winter, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Ancient Olympia, Greece

Ancient Olympia, Greece
Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic Games. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Mountain climbers in the Alps, 1880s

Mountain climbers in the Alps, 1880s
Mountaineering in the Tyrol with ropes and picks, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Dutch skaters on the Zuider Zee, 1800s

Dutch skaters on the Zuider Zee, 1800s
Skaters enjoying a winter Sunday on the Zuider Zee, Dutch island of Marken, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Baseball game in the 1880s

Baseball game in the 1880s
Baseball batter waiting for a pitch, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Crowds at the Chicago worlds fair at night

Crowds at the Chicago worlds fair at night
Columbian Exposition visitors strolling along the midway at night, Chicago 1893. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Ancient Greek athlete proclaimed the winner

Ancient Greek athlete proclaimed the winner
Crowning the winner with laurel in ancient Greek Olympic Games. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Golfers in the 1890s

Golfers in the 1890s
Golfers finishing a game at the putting green, circa 1890. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Horse race in the US, 1880s

Horse race in the US, 1880s
American race-track, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Tennis court romance, 1890s or early 1900s

Tennis court romance, 1890s or early 1900s
Tennis player distracted by a flirtatious, fashionable woman, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: A crowded Boston skating pond, 1800s

A crowded Boston skating pond, 1800s
A skating scene in Boston, Massachusetts, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Medieval game of chess

Medieval game of chess
Chess players in the Middle Ages Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 13th-century manuscript illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Boys playing marbles, 1800s

Boys playing marbles, 1800s
Boys playing a game of marbles in a small town, early 1900s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Game of mumblety-peg, 1800s

Game of mumblety-peg, 1800s
Boys playing mumblety-peg in the grass, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Alpine mountain-climbers, 1800s

Alpine mountain-climbers, 1800s
Mountaineers on a couloir in the Alps, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Ancient Olympic Games

Ancient Olympic Games
Racers cheered at the finish line in the Olympic Games, ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Shooting bison for sport, 1880s

Shooting bison for sport, 1880s
White hunters shooting buffalo for sport on the western plains, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: BUSN2A-00142

BUSN2A-00142
Woodsman setting a beaver trap in a stream, 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century A.B. Frost illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Smelt-fishing, 1880s

Smelt-fishing, 1880s
Fishing for smelt with hand-lines, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Canoeists on a slow-moving stream

Canoeists on a slow-moving stream
Woodsmen in canoes floating on a tranquil river, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of a Schoonover illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Canoeing a load of furs from the north woods

Canoeing a load of furs from the north woods
Trappers running rapids on a wilderness river, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of a Schoonover illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Young couple hiking on Mt Desert Island, Maine

Young couple hiking on Mt Desert Island, Maine
Tourists climbing Newport Mountain, Mt Desert Island, Maine, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Racing heavy canoes on a northern river, 1800s

Racing heavy canoes on a northern river, 1800s
A bateau (boat) race in the north woods, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: HREC2A-00020

HREC2A-00020
Skating on a pond in winter, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Coney Island beach lit by electric light, 1880s

Coney Island beach lit by electric light, 1880s
Swimming by electric light at Coney Island, New York, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Double-play in a New York / Boston baseball game, 1886

Double-play in a New York / Boston baseball game, 1886
New York baseball team making a double-play against Boston, 1886. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Passenger pigeons filling the skies before they were hunted to extinction

Passenger pigeons filling the skies before they were hunted to extinction
Shooting passenger pigeons, which are now extinct, for sport in Louisiana, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Roping a bear in California, 1800s

Roping a bear in California, 1800s
Californians putting a lasso on a bear, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Steeplechase riders in Britain, 1880s

Steeplechase riders in Britain, 1880s
Steeplechase riders taking a jump in Britain, 1880s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century painting by J. Sturgess

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Tourists hiking in the Colorado Rockies, 1870s

Tourists hiking in the Colorado Rockies, 1870s
Hikers and an artist on Grays Peak in the Colorado Rockies, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Hawaiians surfing, 1870s

Hawaiians surfing, 1870s
Natives on surfboards near Honolulu, Hawaii, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Carlisle Indian School football team, 1890s

Carlisle Indian School football team, 1890s
Carlisle Indian School football team, Pennsylvania, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: HSET2A-00116

HSET2A-00116
Hunter in buckskin carrying a turkey home through the winter woods. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration by A.B. Frost

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: NATI2A-00136

NATI2A-00136
Native Americans racing in canoes. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: NATI2A-00031

NATI2A-00031
Native Americans practice running, shooting arrows, and throwing ball, Florida, 1500s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a DeBrfy engraving of a LeMoyne illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Ice-skating on the Schuylkill River, 1800s

Ice-skating on the Schuylkill River, 1800s
Skating party on the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia, circa 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Mountaineering in the Alps, 1800s

Mountaineering in the Alps, 1800s
Breaking through an ice-bridge in the Alps, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: BUSN2A-00011

BUSN2A-00011
Advertisement for Cadburys Cocoa, showing a croquet game, 1899. Hand-colored printed halftone 19th century

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Tiger hunt in British India, 1800s

Tiger hunt in British India, 1800s
British hunting party in India en route to a tiger netting, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Tourists overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from Mt. Desert Island, Maine

Tourists overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from Mt. Desert Island, Maine
Hikers atop Newport Mountain, Mt Desert Island, Maine, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: HREC2A-00003

HREC2A-00003
Fashionable young women driving a carriage on the beach, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, 1891

Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, 1891
Some decorated carriages in the Tournament of Roses parade, Pasadena, California, 1891. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Girls visiting the Chicago Columbian Exposition, 1893

Girls visiting the Chicago Columbian Exposition, 1893
Flower-covered globe in Washington Park for the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageSports:recreation Collection: Chicagos Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicagos Columbian Exposition, 1893
Birds eye view of the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Albertype reproduction of an illustration



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