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Throwing Collection

"Throwing: A Timeless Art of Strength, Skill, and Strategy" From the prehistoric spear-thrower to modern-day sports

Background imageThrowing Collection: Prehistoric spear-thrower

Prehistoric spear-thrower. Artwork of how a spear-thrower (or atlatl) is used to throw a feathered dart. At top and centre, the dart is loaded. At bottom, it is being thrown

Background imageThrowing Collection: EMILY DAVISON

EMILY DAVISON Died after throwing herself in front of the King's horse at the Derby in June 1913, She is wearing a prisoner's brooch & another medal. 1872 - 1913

Background imageThrowing Collection: Old Japanese Matchbox label of a cat playing with a lion

Old Japanese Matchbox label of a cat playing with a lion made in Japan for the Chinese market Date: c. 1910s

Background imageThrowing Collection: Boys Throwing Pebbles into the River by Karoly Ferenczy

Boys Throwing Pebbles into the River by Karoly Ferenczy
Karoly Ferenczy (1862-1917). Boys Throwing Pebbles into the River. 1890. Hungarian National Gallery. Budapest. Hungary

Background imageThrowing Collection: Will Mellor

Will Mellor at the World Custard Pie Championships 2012

Background imageThrowing Collection: Anti Fruit Throwing Sign

Anti Fruit Throwing Sign
Metropolitan Police notice warning against throwing or despositing orange peel, banana or other fruit skins in the street in London

Background imageThrowing Collection: Discus thrower statue

Discus thrower statue
Statue of a discus thrower (discobolus). Marble statue in the Vatican Museums, Italy, depicting a nude, male athlete preparing to throw a discus

Background imageThrowing Collection: Buddist celebration of Losar

Buddist celebration of Losar (Tibetian New Year) where Buddists throw flower in the air, Bodnath, Katmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageThrowing Collection: Throwing the hammer, Braemar Highland Games

Throwing the hammer, Braemar Highland Games
Alexander Mackenzie throwing the hammer at the 1911 Highland Games at Braemar, Scotland. 1911

Background imageThrowing Collection: Will Mellor

Will Mellor at the World Custard Pie Championships 2012

Background imageThrowing Collection: CONFEDERATE CAMP, 1861. Confederate troops from Mississippi practicing with the Bowie knife in camp

CONFEDERATE CAMP, 1861. Confederate troops from Mississippi practicing with the Bowie knife in camp. Wood engraving from a Northern American newspaper of 1861

Background imageThrowing Collection: Poster advertising Union Castle

Poster advertising Union Castle cruises for South Africa, East Africa and around the African coast

Background imageThrowing Collection: Woman police officer in self-defence exercise

Woman police officer in self-defence exercise
Woman police officer (Moya Wood-Heath) taking part in a self-defence demonstration exercise at an outdoor event, watched by spectators. Date: circa early 1970s

Background imageThrowing Collection: Baseball game in the 1880s

Baseball game in the 1880s
Baseball batter waiting for a pitch, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageThrowing Collection: An Election Entertainment, 1755 (oil on canvas)

An Election Entertainment, 1755 (oil on canvas)
SJS22527 An Election Entertainment, 1755 (oil on canvas) by Hogarth, William (1697-1764); 101.5x127 cm; Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soanes Museum

Background imageThrowing Collection: A Native Australian with his WOOMERA - throwing stick Date: 1891

A Native Australian with his WOOMERA - throwing stick Date: 1891

Background imageThrowing Collection: Lions at the Stone Bridge of Mount Tiantai, 1779. Creator: Soga Shohaku

Lions at the Stone Bridge of Mount Tiantai, 1779. Creator: Soga Shohaku
Lions at the Stone Bridge of Mount Tiantai, 1779

Background imageThrowing Collection: As a pancake

As a pancake
Front cover showing a young French woman with short red hair, revealing pinny and rolled stockings, tossing a pancake! 1927

Background imageThrowing Collection: Poet and discus thrower, Mlle. H. Konopacka

Poet and discus thrower, Mlle. H. Konopacka
Halina Konopacka (1900 - 1989), famous athlete and the first Polish Olympic Champion (1928, Amsterdam). She took part in the Olympic Games in Amsterdam, where she won a gold medal in discus throw

Background imageThrowing Collection: POTTER: SNOWBALL FIGHT. Rabbits throwing snowballs

POTTER: SNOWBALL FIGHT. Rabbits throwing snowballs. Sketch by English writer and illustrator Beatrix Potter, from a letter to Noel Moore, 1895

Background imageThrowing Collection: Macedonian Rebels

Macedonian Rebels
Macedonian revolutionaries have another go at throwing off Turkish rule : these rebels are breakfasting after a nights raid

Background imageThrowing Collection: Judo Champion Angelo Parisi working out at his club in Fulham Judo kit

Judo Champion Angelo Parisi working out at his club in Fulham Judo kit

Background imageThrowing Collection: Caught him with both arms round the waist, and threw him on the stage, c1890-c1909(?)

Caught him with both arms round the waist, and threw him on the stage, c1890-c1909(?). Artist: Pugnis
Caught him with both arms round the waist, and threw him on the stage, c1890-c1909(?). An illustration from Famous Fights

Background imageThrowing Collection: One for Fido by Cecil Aldin - throwing snowballs

One for Fido by Cecil Aldin - throwing snowballs
A woman dressed in a brilliant red dress, hat and black cloak contrasts dramatically with a snowy landscape as she throws snowballs for her pet spaniels. 1899

Background imageThrowing Collection: Picture No. 11051738

Picture No. 11051738
Fisherman casting net Lake Victoria, Uganda Date:

Background imageThrowing Collection: Discus Throwing - Olympics, London 1908

Discus Throwing - Olympics, London 1908
Classic Games at Shepherds Bush - Four positions in throwing the discus. Series of four photographs showing the positions adopted while throwing the discus

Background imageThrowing Collection: WYOMING: RODEO, c1910. A western performer known as Buffalo Vernon throwing a steer with the help

WYOMING: RODEO, c1910. A western performer known as Buffalo Vernon throwing a steer with the help of two cowboys in a bull-dogging contest during the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo

Background imageThrowing Collection: Odysseus Slays Suitors

Odysseus Slays Suitors
Throwing off his disguise and stringing his bow, which none of the men could string, Odysseus (Ulysses) kills the Suitors of his wife Penelope, at Ithaca

Background imageThrowing Collection: Discus throwing in Ancient Greece (coloured engraving)

Discus throwing in Ancient Greece (coloured engraving)
3630036 Discus throwing in Ancient Greece (coloured engraving) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Discus throwing in Ancient Greece)

Background imageThrowing Collection: WWI German stormtroop officer demonstrating the use of cluster grenades against tanks

WWI German stormtroop officer demonstrating the use of cluster grenades against tanks
778974 WWI German stormtroop officer demonstrating the use of cluster grenades against tanks and bunkers, 1914-18 (b/w photo) by German Photographer (20th Century)

Background imageThrowing Collection: Two boys throwing snowballs at a chimney sweep, New Years greetings card. (chromolitho)

Two boys throwing snowballs at a chimney sweep, New Years greetings card. (chromolitho)
6031470 Two boys throwing snowballs at a chimney sweep, New Years greetings card. (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageThrowing Collection: Playing Darts, Worcestershire

Playing Darts, Worcestershire
A young boy playing darts, his board nailed to an outdoor pole, outside the Fleet (Arms?) pub, Worcestershire. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageThrowing Collection: Ancient Roman athletes throwing the discus

Ancient Roman athletes throwing the discus

Background imageThrowing Collection: Western Canada - Cowboy roping a steer

Western Canada - Cowboy roping a steer. Date: 1928

Background imageThrowing Collection: Cowboy throwing lariat

Cowboy throwing lariat. Date between 1898 and 1905

Background imageThrowing Collection: Javelin - Olympic Games, London 1908

Javelin - Olympic Games, London 1908
Classic Games at Shepherds Bush - Four positions in throwing the javelin. Series of four photographs showing a javelin thrower in action at the Olympic Games in London, 1908. Date: 1908

Background imageThrowing Collection: Throwing snowballs

Throwing snowballs
A group of cheeky monks, step outside of their monastery to throw snowballs and unsuspecting passers-by

Background imageThrowing Collection: Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer
Throwing the hammer

Background imageThrowing Collection: Songkran, Thai New Year

Songkran, Thai New Year, Water festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageThrowing Collection: Statue of Hindu deity with pilgrims walking 272 steps

Statue of Hindu deity with pilgrims walking 272 steps up to Batu Caves during Hindu Thaipusam Festival, Sri Subramaniyar Swami Temple, Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageThrowing Collection: Pilgrims throwing offerings into holy fire during the

Pilgrims throwing offerings into holy fire during the Hindu Thaipusam Festival at Sri Subramaniyar Swami Temple, Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageThrowing Collection: Dog - Eager Springer spaniel, UK - holding up paw eagerly anticipating owner throwing ball

Dog - Eager Springer spaniel, UK - holding up paw eagerly anticipating owner throwing ball, Cotswolds Cotswolds, UK
MAB-57 Dog - Springer spaniel, holding up paw, eagerly anticipating owner throwing ball Cotswolds, UK Mark Boulton Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThrowing Collection: Burying the Hatchet

Burying the Hatchet
A terrible accident during a street circus act where a knife-thrower misjudges his aim and hits his woman assistant in the head with his throwing hatchet

Background imageThrowing Collection: Throwing the Life-Line

Throwing the Life-Line
A member of the lifeboat crew wearing a cork flotation jacket is about to throw out the life-line during a rescue

Background imageThrowing Collection: Art Fletcher (New York NL) prior to the World Series at the Polo Grounds, NY, 1911 (baseball), 1911

Art Fletcher (New York NL) prior to the World Series at the Polo Grounds, NY, 1911 (baseball), 1911.

Background imageThrowing Collection: Willetts, Wash., 1912, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Willetts, Wash., 1912, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Willetts, Wash., 1912, 1912.

Background imageThrowing Collection: Rollie Zeider, Chicago AL (baseball), 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Rollie Zeider, Chicago AL (baseball), 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Rollie Zeider, Chicago AL (baseball), 1912.

Background imageThrowing Collection: Tom Needham, Cubs, 11/5/13, 11/5/1913.. Creator: Bain News Service

Tom Needham, Cubs, 11/5/13, 11/5/1913.. Creator: Bain News Service
Tom Needham, Cubs, 11/5/13, 11/5/1913..



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"Throwing: A Timeless Art of Strength, Skill, and Strategy" From the prehistoric spear-thrower to modern-day sports, it has always been a testament to human ingenuity and athleticism. EMILY DAVISON's courageous act at the Epsom Derby in 1913 was like throwing herself into history's spotlight for women's suffrage. An old Japanese matchbox label depicting a cat playing with a lion reminds us that sometimes, even the smallest can triumph over the mightiest through cleverness and agility. Will Mellor's talent for comedy is like throwing laughter into our lives, leaving us unable to resist his infectious humor. The iconic discus thrower statue symbolizes not only physical strength but also the precision and grace required in perfecting any skillful throw. During Losar, Buddhists celebrate by throwing away negative thoughts and embracing new beginnings with joyous festivities. At Braemar Highland Games, watching athletes compete in "throwing the hammer" showcases their raw power as they hurl heavy objects through the air with incredible force. An anti-fruit throwing sign serves as a reminder that respect for public property should prevail even when playful temptations arise. In 1861 Confederate camps, soldiers from Mississippi practiced their knife skills by throwing Bowie knives—a testament to their dedication and readiness for battle during challenging times. Union Castle posters enticed travelers to embark on luxurious voyages across oceans—promising unforgettable experiences worth every penny thrown into such adventuresome journeys. Will Mellor continues to captivate audiences with his versatile acting skills – effortlessly switching between comedic roles or more serious characters who leave an indelible mark on our hearts. A woman police officer participating in self-defense exercises demonstrates her ability to protect herself while empowering others – reminding us all of the importance of personal safety awareness.