National Rifle Association: Wimbledon Common

National Rifle Association: Wimbledon Common

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1870
Area Wimbledon Village
Copyright 1 J S & Co
Picture Reference Wim_​Sport_​3-14
Original Format Sketch
Notes / History "Life in Camp" A regular "home from home" for visitors to the National Rifle Championships.

Many riflemen visited the annual competition, complete with their wives, children and domestic servants.

Having gained Royal approval, the event drew huge crowds and became a key event in the Victorian social calendar.

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