feuille-d-automne: Rendez- vous by Emile Zola Via

feuille-d-automneRendez- vous by Emile Zola Via

Illustrated short story, “A Lawn-Tennis Tournament,” from Peterson’s Magazine, August 1887. 

House dress, Lawn Tennis dress, New style sleeve; Peterson’s Magazine, September 1887

House dress, Lawn Tennis dress, New style sleeve; Peterson’s Magazine, September 1887

Fencing is a game of subtlety, and bluff can be met with counter-bluff. -
Charles L. de Beaumont
Walking Dress, Tennis Bodice, Girl’s Hat from Peterson’s July 1888.

Walking Dress, Tennis Bodice, Girl’s Hat from Peterson’s July 1888.

Smart Styles for Outdoor Sports, Delineator Magazine, June 1905

Tennis Costumes from Peterson’s Magazine, June 1885. Note the bustles. In a tennis dress. I love the 1880s! Try winning Wimbledon in that Sharapova!

Tennis Costumes from Peterson’s Magazine, June 1885. Note the bustles. In a tennis dress. I love the 1880s! Try winning Wimbledon in that Sharapova!