Golf – Simply the Better Taste
After Lunch. Two golfers smoking cigars. Opposite to them others with the caddie with the golf flag. Coloured book illustration by Frank Reynolds (London 1873 – 1953). (1932?) 9.5 x 10.5 cm.
Osterwalder 885. – “We’ve got this for a possible half, Partner – rather a forgone hope, eh?” “My dear chap, aren’t you thinking of a forlorn conclusion?” – Verso: “Whatever will you do, grandpa, when you’re too old for gardening?” “I expect I’ll start golf. But I hope I shan’t live as long as that.” The young lady with club. 9.5 x 10.5 cm. Not coloured.
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Golf – Caddie: “Ave yer finished wi’ the links for to-day, Sir?” The latter leaving the caddie alone with the clubs. In the distance left the golf flag. Coloured illustration for periodical by B. Thoms (?). Early 20th century. 11 x 17.5 cm.
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Golfer: “I say, Caddie, I’m looking for a boy called Jim Long. Can you point me him out to me?” Caddie: “Jim Long, S’? There ’e is, S’, waiting for yer-’im wiv ver plus fours.” Both boys with clubs. In the distance right the clubhouse. Coloured illustration for periodical. Early 20th century. 16.5 x 12 cm.
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„ herzlichen Dank für Ihre Expertise zu dem (Hogarth-)Kupferstich. Er ist wohlbehalten angekommen. Besten Dank für die schnelle Zusendung. Gruss aus … “
(Herr F. B., 1. März 2013)