Real tennis is still played today and of the 47 remaining courts, the Merton court in Oxford is the second oldest in the world.
A perfect rainy day activity!
Games With The Ball - Tennis , The Court at Lords
R.S. Groom, Wilkinson & Co
Lithograph with hand colour
London: Henry Lea & Co 125, Fleet Street. 1863
Image 165 x 251 mm
A lovely print illustrating real tennis from The Sportsman's Companion by Henry Downes Miles, Esqr