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Birthday Card - Pretty Girl - 1920s
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There is a surprisingly large number of old postcards with a tennis theme, perhaps reflecting
the popularity of the game in the first half of the twentieth century. Some examples follow.
Rene Lacoste
Tennis - Drobny
I think this is Jaroslav Drobny, who was Wimbledon Champion
in 1954 - no idea who his partner is though.
Kay Stammers
Betty Nuthall Shoemaker
Betty Nuthall Shoemaker.
Kay Stammers.
Wildwood, NJ
Tennis Courts at Wildwood, NJ.
An undated aerial view of Wimbledon.
Davis Cup, Paris
"The Davis Cup at Roland-Garros. Between games, the great
champion Jean Borotra eats some sugar for strength. Marcel
Bernard drinks a glass of water. From behind, Rene Lacoste,
team captain." No date, unfortunately.
Another aerial view of Wimbledon.
Huntley and Palmers, tennis
Senorita de Alvarez
Lili Alvarez
Wimbledon tennis
A rather uninspiring postcard of Wimbledon.
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Jean Borotra
Jean Borotra.
Bobby Riggs
Bobby Riggs.
Cnetre Court, Wimbledon
The Centre Court, Wimbledon.
An aerial view of Wimbledon.
Jack Crawford.
Wladimir Galdarow
Wladimir Galdarow. As far as I can ascertain,
this man was an actor - although no doubt he
played tennis too.
Helen Jacobs
Helen Jacobs.
Bill Tilden.
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Queen's Tennis Club, London
Queen's Club, London.
Old Postcard - Comic - Golf
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Betty Nuthall
Maria Paudler
Maria Paudler.
Betty Nuthall.