Antique Swimming Prints

A selection of our decorative and historical prints of swimming and swimming areas.
All prints are in very good condition unless noted otherwise.

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"The Sandwich Islands"

Fine wood engraving published 1870 showing Hawaiians surfing on a high wave.
The beginning of this popular sport!

On the reverse side is text about the Sandwich Islands, including text about surfing.

Image: 17 x 13 cm ( 6.6 x 5.1")

$ 120.00 minus 40% Discount = $ 72.00

Order Nr. HAWAII255626

"Es muss sein! " ( It has to be )

Wood engraving printed in color ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

12 x 10 cm ( 4.7 x 3.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SWIMMING238280

Bauchschwimmen Rueckenschwimmen (Belly Swimming - Back Swimming)

Wood engraving printed in color ca 1880.
Tiny piece of upper right margin corner is missing. A few light spots.

20.5 x 13.2 cm ( 8 x 5.1 ")

Order Nr. SWIMMING235133SOLD


Swimming Pool - Les Bains Froids des Dames

ăLes Bains Froids des Dames"

Image size: 26 x 45 cm ( 10.2 x 17.7 ")
Page size: 32 x 49.5 cm ( 12.5 x 19.4 ")

Bains Froids


Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

Les Bains Froids ces Messieurs

ăLes Bains Froids ces Messieurs"

Image: 27 x 48 cm (10.6 x 18.8 ")
Page size: 32 x 49.5 cm ( 12.5 x 19.4 ")

A pair of lithographs by Edmond Lavrate (birthday unknown, died 1888) for ăMonde Plaisant" a satirical Paris bi-weekly magazine. Ca. 1875. Originally hand-colored.

Very funny and utterly suitable for a wall decoration of an indoor swimming pool!

Prints have a centerfold each and a vertical non-disturbing parallel fold. Pleasant general age toning and some repaired tears in margins, none into image.

"If you have an indoor swimming pool and if you have a good sense of humor you might like this PAIR of comical, humorous and simply hilarious lithographs:

28.5 x 44 cm including title (11.2 x 17.5")

30 x 47 cm including title (11.8 x 18.5")

Price for the PAIR $ 850.00


"Ecole de Natation Pour Hommes Politiques"

(Le monsieur a lunettes) - "Mettez vous dans la tete que le point important
est d'aprendre a bien nager entre deux eaux"

Lithograph by Charles Vernet dated 1852,
Published in Paris.

Hardly visible vertical centerfold. Minor signs of age.

Image: 18.5 x 27.5 cm ( 7.2 x 10.8")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. POLITIC251047

"Das neue Schwimmbad in Stuttgart"

Wood engraving after Wittmann and Stahl in Stuttgart ca 1885,

Overall lght natural age toning. Reverse side is printed with unrelated text.

Image:17 x 25 cm ( 6.6 x 9.8")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SWIMMING254229

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