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Kid Lewis and Oswald Mosley Featured Boxing Print

Kid Lewis and Oswald Mosley

Kid Lewis, triple boxing champion and ex-holder of the world welterweight title who stood as a New Party candidate in Whitechapel, East London. Pictured posing with the New Party leader, Sir Oswald Mosley at a luncheon given at the Caf'oyal where Mosley and Lewis outlined a club movement in which sport and politics were to play a prominent part. The New Party, formed by Oswald Mosley, was a political party formed in 1931 after Mosley resigned from the Labour party. Based on the Mosley Memorandum, the Party sought to establish a national policy to meet the economic crisis brought about by the Great Depression. After touring Europe, Mosley became an advocate of Fascism and formed the British Union of Fascists in 1932. Date: 1931

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Tatler cover - Marquess of Douglas & Clydesdale - boxer Featured Boxing Print

Tatler cover - Marquess of Douglas & Clydesdale - boxer

The Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale, later 14th Duke of Hamilton (1903-1973), Scottish nobleman and aviation pioneer, pictured on the front cover of The Tatler in 1924 at the Amateur Boxing Championships at Alexandra Park in which he took part. He gained a Blue in boxing when at Balliol College, Oxford University and was a promising amateur middle-weight. On this particular occasion, he was beaten on points in the semi-final by Sergeant F. P. Crawley (the Army Boxing Association) after a very close contest. Dick Smith, the famous professional and boxing coach, is engaged in the final operation of putting on his pupils "mittens". Date: 1924

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Cambridge University sportsmen during WW1 Featured Boxing Print

Cambridge University sportsmen during WW1

A spread from The Sketch magazine featuring 76 portraits of Cambridge Blues who had joined up during the First World War. The Sketch comments that, It was a foregone conclusion when war broke out that both Oxford and Cambridge men would enlist in shoals so soon as the call to serve their country reached them. The response from Blues of both Universities has been remarkable and as the men are in the pink of condition, they represent an important factor in the war. The whole of the previous year's cricket eleven had enlisted, as had eight of the football eleven, thirteen of the rugby fifteen, seven swimmer, seven boxing Blues, seven golf Blues, six of last year's Varsity crew, ten hockey Blues, four lawn-tennis players, the billiard Blue, three polo Blues, twenty one athletic Blues, three fencing Blues, one tennis Blue, five lacrosse Blues, four gymnastic Blues, both the racquets Blues and two chess Blues. One wonders how many of them survived the war. See picture no. 10719743 for a similar spread of Oxford University. Date: 1915

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans