Auto Polo (ca.1911)

Four photographs depicting dramatic scenes from an “auto polo” match, a version of polo played using cars rather than horses. The sport – thought to have been inven…more

The First Tour de France (1903)

The 2013 Tour de France marks the 100th of the event’s history, which began in 1903 (the competition was put on hold during the two world wars). Strangely, this ina…more

Pollen Up Close (1837)

Illustrations of various strains of pollen in extreme magnification, as featured in Ueber den Pollen (1837), a book by St. Petersburg based German pharmacist and ch…more

Remembrance of Teams Past

< p style=”text-align:justify”> With the end of the 2012 Olympics now in sight, we celebrate the world of amateur sport with some photographs of local teams fro…more