Game of real tennis, 17th century

Game of real tennis, 17th century

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Caption: Game of real tennis. 17th-century artwork of two men in Germany playing a game of real tennis. This racquet sport became the modern game of lawn tennis. This is the interior of the Tubingen ballhouse (ballhaus). Artwork from 'Illustrissimi Wirtembergici Ducalis Novi Collegii' (Stuttgart, 1606-8) by Johann Christoph Neyffer. Engraving by Ludwig Ditzinger.

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