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Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

Racquet, Tennis


Accession number: 985.27.01
Date: 1890 – 1910
Materials: wood, cat gut, nails
Measurements: 68 cm L x 23 cm W
Marks/Label:

Label on neck reads, Trade Mark/Wright & Ditson/Championship.

Group: Tennis
Description: One tennis racquet, wood shaft handle with grooved line grip, chamfered edges, tapered Y neck, oval head, gut strings, leather butt at end. Wright & Ditson brand, circa 1890-1910?