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Slide set: [Phelps Collection: images of sports and pastimes] (lecture: privately made, at least 49 slides, n.d.)

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Bear Baiting, Boars Head 1760
Manchester Theatre 1805
[Group of men playing billiards]
Fenian Raid, 1867
Bicycles, 1820
Slide 17
Motors 1820-1870
Early Billiards
[Nasmyth's sketches of his steam hammer]
[Group of children watching Punch and Judy show]
Steam Hammer
Pistons Diagram
Slide 22
Shooting at Butts, c. A.D. 1340
Helve Tilt or Trip Hammer in use before Steam Hammer
Bridgewater Foundry
Fenial Trials October 1867
Entrance to Trafford Park
Waggon and Horses, Longsight, June 1897
Steam Hammer
Slide 269
Bear Baiting Hydes Cross 1750
[Bear Baiting -- Escape of Bear]
Church Street, Warrington
[High Street in unidentified town]
Old Sluice Winch, Worsley Old Docks
Old Lime Kiln, Worsley, on Bridgewater Canal
Slide 58
Proposed Chetham Monument
Nasmyth's Works
Nasmyth's Hammer
Newcomen Engine
[Newcomen Engine]
Old Pit head, Walkden, near Subterranean Canal
[Loaded coal barges on canal]
[Barges on canal with railway bridges in background]
Coal Shoot, Worsley
Slide 74
Slide 76
Archery Butts
Slide 77
Cross Bow
Slide 92
Bear Baiting
Slide 93
Bear Baiting
Slide 94
Bear Baiting -- Escape of Bear
Slide 95
A Cock Fight
Slide 96
Cock Throwing
Slide 97
Football in Streets
Slide 98
Slide 99
Quarter Staff
Slide 100
The Maypole
Slide 101
Morris Dancing
Slide 103
Slide 104
Slide 105
Lucerna ID  3009104

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 December 2016

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