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Category: Tennis and Racquet sports - Antique
Vanity Fair Lawn Tennis 'Baby' after Eianley-Cock.
A chromolithograph tennis print published 2nd July, 1913 for Vanity Fair. The picture is titled 'Baby' and is an original print in good condition of Mr. A. W. Gore by Eianley-Cock. Gore is shown in his whites holding a racket and was Supplement No. 2330, MEN OF THE DAY.
Arthur William Charles Wentworth Gore (1868 – 1928) was a Great British former World No. 1 tennis player. He is best known for winning two Gold medals at the London Olympics in 1908 in the Indoor Singles and the Men's Indoor Doubles. In 1909 he won the Wimbledon Men's Singles final at age 41.
Vanity Fair was published in London from 1869 to 1914, and each magazine would contain a loose print of a caricature painted by various artists and would come with an amusing biography. 'Spy' worked for Vanity Fair for 40 years until it ceased publication in 1914 and is possibly the most well known of the VF artists.