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Racquet

From the Collection of Tennis Australia Melbourne Park Olympic Boulevard Melbourne Park Melbourne Victoria

Description
A transitional flat top tennis racquet with a convex throat. Inscription across throat on obverse: ECLIPSE/TRADE MARK/HORSMAN/N.Y. Across the top of the head is a partly illegible inscription, which may spell 'SPECIAL'. Across the length of the side of the stem is the inscription: ORIENTAL/GUT. Ornamentally latticed cuts into the handle around all sides act as the grip. Materials: Wood, Gut, Metal, Lacquer, Leather, String
Size
68 x 23 x 3cm
Object Registration
2008.1898
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1890
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM