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He might be Champion if there were a Championship. H. W. Stevenson. (Men of the Day series).
"Men of the Day," No. 965. May 25, 1905.
H. W. Stevenson, from Yorkshire, who learned to play while managing a billiard saloon in South Africa, broke the record in 1897 for making 198 consecutive cannons--this was before the push stroke in billiards was abolished. He won his first world billiards championship in 1901. [Biographical text accompanies caricature.]
["Spy" was the pseudonym of caricaturist/illustrator Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922).]
Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd. lith.
Ward, Sir Leslie ("Spy")
May. 25, 1905
MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print (caricature); LENGTH: 10 1/16 x 15 inches; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: Vanity Fair print
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