Men taking part in a paperchase (or hare and hounds)

#Picture Number SP85

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a group of men running, taking part in a paperchase (also known as hare and hounds). They wear caps, vests and breeches. This sport has been documented since Elizabethan times, and was popular in the 19th century. This illustration shows the Thames Hare and Hounds Club, founded 1868.