OF POLO INTEREST: An archive and collection of trophies relating to Eric Tyrrell-Martin
Consisting of various silver and silver plated trophies and cups including: a twin-handled silver presentation cup, London, including 2 photo albums and newspaper articles relating to the life and career of Tyrrell-Martin; two address books belonging to his with Edith containing details for many celebrities including Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers; Clarke Gable; Walt Disney; Bing Crosby; Charley [sic] Chaplin.
The collection of photographs includes two albums: one containing approximately 100 photographs together with some newspaper cuttings; the other a collection of newspaper articles mostly tracking press coverage of the Westchester Cup at Hurlingham and includes signatures of Gerald Balding (British) and Stewart B. Inglehart and Winston F.C. Guest (America); together with approximately 200 loose black and white photographs, some mountedof the English Polo team in 1936 and Tyrrell-Martin sitting on polo horses Pipes O'Pan and French Cottage. The largest 30cm x 39.5cm, the majority 18cm x 12cm and smaller, illustrating polo matches, social events and family holidays.