Title and statement of responsibility area
Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
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[17--] - 2007 (Creation)
Physical description area
ca. 12 m of textual records, graphic material, and other material
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Scope and content
The Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection contains over 2,400 paintings, illustrations, engravings, advertisements, photographs and other ephemera depicting the game of croquet throughout the years. The images range from fine art to cartoons and everything in between, and show the rise in the game’s popularity in England and America in the 19th and 20th centuries. Many items in the collection show gender roles, as croquet was one of the first games that men and women played together.
Immediate source of acquisition
This collection was acquired from Tremaine Arkley, who collected the items over many years. It was received in two accruals. The first was in 2011 and the second in 2013.
Items have been arranged according to size and material type.
Language of material
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Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Much of the collection has been digitized and is available to view on UBC’s Digital Collections website at http://digitalcollections.library.ubc.ca/cdm/landingpage/collection/arkley.
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BC-2177-0001 to 1136 stored in box 33.
Photograph identifier: BC-2177
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- Arkley, Tremaine (Collector)
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Finding aid prepared by Taryn Jones and Katie Ferrante (2015).
Finding aid updated by Ashlynn Prasad in 2017.