Illustrated London Newspaper

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Date:5th of July 1851

Description:A page from the Illustrated London News, July 5 1851. It features an article about an archery meeting at Jephson Gardens in Leamington Spa. During the summer fashionable visitors came to Leamington to take the water and in the winter they were offered a 'hunting season'. Events included the Warwickshire Hunt, polo, archery, croquet and tennis. It can been seen from the image in this article that archery was popular with both men and women.

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