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Lawn Tennis Championship at Wimbledon 1887

A page of vignettes from the 1887 Wimbledon Championships in London SW19 including the champion H.F. Lawford, E. Renshaw, C.Cole and that years ladies winner taking centre page, Miss Lottie Dod

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1887 Champion Championship Championships Charlotte Cole Lawford Lawn Lottie Player Players Racquet Renshaw Tennis Vignettes Wimbledon Winner


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This page from the 1887 Wimbledon Championships in London SW19 transports us back in time to an era of elegance and grace in the world of lawn tennis. The image, taken from the pages of a historical publication, showcases a collection of vignettes that offer a glimpse into the excitement and charm of the tournament during its early years. At the heart of the scene, we find the champion of the Gentlemen's Singles event, H.F. Lawford, triumphantly holding aloft his trophy. His determined expression and confident pose convey the intensity and focus required to claim victory in this esteemed competition. To the left, E. Renshaw, a formidable opponent and past champion, watches the proceedings with a thoughtful expression. His experienced gaze speaks volumes about the rich history of the sport and the fierce rivalries that defined the early days of Wimbledon. In the center, the ladies' champion of 1887, Miss Lottie Dod, takes pride of place. Her radiant smile and elegant attire reflect the grace and poise that characterized the ladies' game during this period. The delicate curve of her racquet, poised for a serve, adds an air of sophistication to the image. The intricate details of the page, from the ornate border to the meticulous illustrations, serve as a testament to the importance placed on the Wimbledon Championships during this time. This snapshot from the past offers a unique perspective on the history of tennis and the enduring allure of the world's most prestigious grass court tournament.

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