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Lot 148: A large collection of approximately 500 photos

To be sold at our Guns and Sporting Sale on 17th Oct 2019

Catalogue Description

A large collection of approximately 500 photos of hounds and huntsmen, some framed. There are photos of six packs of beagles including the Christchurch, the Ecclesfield, the RAC, the Sproughton Foot and the Warwickshire. Bassets include the Westerby. Otter hounds include the Bucks, the Border Counties, the Courtenay Tracy, the Cheriton and Wye Valley, the Crowhurst, the Culmstock, the Dumfriesshire, East Yorkshire and the Malton District and the Northern Counties. Staghounds include the New Forest Buckhounds, the Devon and Somerset and the Norwich (carted). Drag hounds include the Aldershot, the Cambridge University and the Oxford University as well as the Peak Bloodhounds. Point to Points cover the Aldenham Harriers, the Pytchley, The Beaufort and the Grafton amongst others.Further interest is provided by subtext on the reverse of each photo which documents name of pack, date, location and people within each photo.Provenance: From a private collection in Somerset comprising original black and white press photos by renowned sporting photographers such as Frank Meads, father of Jim. In all, the collection covers packs of foxhounds, beagles, otter hounds, stag hounds, drag hounds, blood hounds across the UK and touches on point-to-points. The photos cover the period from 1900 up to the 1960s with images of some famous packs, their Masters and hunt staff. The broad selection will evoke happy memories of sporting occasions around the country and great days enjoyed.

Value

Price Achieved: £1100.00

Sale Details

This lot was presented at at our Guns and Sporting Sale on the 17th Oct 2019

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