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Bowling, Ring Toss and Bocce Ball

This is a small selection of our inventory of Antique Bowling, Ring Toss and Bocce Ball prints for sale. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

1872 Game of Bocce Ball. Bowling by Italian Franciscan friars in Rome. Uncolored antique woodcut print and text. 11x16 in. $40

1872 Lawn bowling print. English gentlemen enthusiastically playing "A Game at Bowls." Hand colored antique woodcut engraving. 10x16 in. $80

1869 Bowling Alley Scene. Nicely hand colored engraving from the August 28, 1869 issue of Harper's Weekly. Title is "A Ten-Strike." 11x16 in. $80

Short, By Ginger! Hand colored half-tone showing contestants aiming for the post in a game of ring toss.
15 x 9-1/2 in. $40

1892 Bowling View. Scene of a young woman in Victorian dress, bowling with her friends. Hand colored antique engraving from the March 19, 1892 issue of Harper's Weekly. Title is, "At the Bowling Club Rolling for a Ten Strike." 11x16 in. $50

1893 Bowling Tips. Article from an 1893 issue of Harper's Weekly, illustrated with engraved images of a man bowling. Title of the article is "Form in Bowling." 
11x16 in. $30

1878 Bavarian Bowling Scene. Engraved black and white print from the April 27, 1878 issue of Harper's Weekly. Title is "Bavarian Peasant Sports - Kegelbahn in the Highlands." Kegelbahn is a German version of American ten-pin bowling. 16x22 in. Handcolored: $70 
Black & White: $50

1940 Advertisement for Bowling Equipment. Colorful full-page ad for Brunswick Bowlers Accessories, from the Dec. 1940 issue of Esquire Magazine. 10x14 in. $40

1953 Advertisement for Gabanero Sports Shirts. Colorful full-page ad from the Saturday Evening Post, featuring a group of young men enjoying themselves at a bowling alley. 10x14 in. $30

1893 Bocce Ball. Hand colored halftone print from Harper's Weekly, showing a group of men playing bocce ball on the waterfront. Title is "An Italian Summer Resort on the Bay A Game of Bocce."
11x16 in. $60

1882 Bowling As A Fashionable Ladies' Amusement: The Deciding Shot - From A Sketch By A Staff Artist. (Hyde) Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Bowling As A Fashionable Ladies' Amusement: The Deciding Shot" depicting two women bowling while others watch. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on December 9, 1882. (There are 3 duplicate prints)
11x16in. $50

C.1910 Color lithograph advertising the business practices of R.A. Lasley Inc. compared to a skillful game of early Dutch bowling called bowls.
13-1/2 x 11 in. $25

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