Sunday, March 27, 2011

Dandies In Print: Golf, A Visual History

I just picked up this book at a flea market and it is further proof of the way folks dressed a century ago. I mean, imagine dressing like this while playing sports?

"The First Amateur Golf Championship Held In America, 1894" lithograph by E. Currier in 1931 Fortune Magazine.

Golf at Prestwick, 1890.

"The Drive" by Charles Edmund Brock, 1894.

"The Old Apple Tree Gang" by Leland R. Gustavson.

"The Great Triumvirate" by Clement Flower, 1913.

Harry Vardon.

Men's fashion plate, 1905.

Charles Blair Macdonald by Gari Melchers, after 1910.

British Open Champions, 1928 or 1929.

J. H. Taylor, 1920.

Golfers Magazine, 1915.

Walter Hagen, 1922.

Fashion Advertisement, 1929.

Bobby Jones, 1936.

Men's Fashion Plate, 1920's.

"Your Tee Is Ready, Sir" by H.M. Bateman, 1933.


Henry Cotton, 1934.

"The Winning Putt", 1930.

Cigarette cards, 1930s.
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Anonymous said...

I have a print (#4) of the first amateur golf championship in America.

Anonymous said...

how much is the painting "The Old Apple Tree Gang" by Leland R. Gustavson. said...

Anon2 - These images are from the book Golf, A Visual History.

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