Old Tom Morris and Tom Morris Jr.

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    Title   Medium   Dimensions   Inscription   Championships   Photographer
Group of Golfers. Tom Morris Snr. & Allan Robertson, 1850s. Left to right - Sandy Pirie (with bundle of clubs), long-time caddie to John Melville Whyte; Tom Morris Sr.; Watty Alexander (behind) ex-feather and gutta percha golf ball maker; Mr R. Cathcart, of Pitcairlie, Captain of R & A in 1900; Da' Anderson (with bundle of clubs); Captain Lyon (centre); Allan Robertson; Mr D Wallace, farmer, of Balcrummo, near Leven (with cap and black cravat), runner-up in 1856 Grand National Golf Tournament, St Andrews; Mr Erskine Wemyss of Wemyss Castle. Vintage albumen print 5 x 8 inches   Morris Sr: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.  

Golfing Group on the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, (left to right) Clubmaker James Wilson, caddie Bob Andrews, golfers Willie Dunn, Willie Park Sr., Allan Robertson, David Anderson, Old Tom Morris, caddie and 2-time British Open Runner Up, Bob Kirk, October 18, 1855.

Vintage albumen print 5 x 7 7/8 inches Golfers' names on mat. Illustrated p. 24, "A Focus on Golf, St. Andrews and Photography 1845-1859" by Peter N. Lewis, Fiona McDougall and Angela D. Morrison. Published by the British Golf Museum, St. Andrews, 2001 Old Tom Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Bob Kirk: British Open Runner Up; 1870, 1878
Willie Park Sr.: British Open Champion: 1860, 1863, 1866, 1875, British Open Runner Up: 1861, 1862, 1865, 1867
Photographer: Thomas Rodger
Group of Golfers including Tom Morris Sr. and Allan Robertson, 1857 Tournament, Royal & Ancient Golf Clubhouse, St Andrews

Vintage albumen print

Provenance: Old Tom Morris Personal Collection

Image: 7 x 9 1/4 inches. Paper: 11 3/4 x 5/8 inches   Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867 Photographer: Thomas Rodger
Old Tom Morris and Tom Morris, Jr., c. 1860s Albumen print [Carte de visite] 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches
British Open Champion: 1861,
Old Tom Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Tom Morris Jr.: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872
Photographer: Thomas Rodger
Grand Golf Tournament at Leith Links, 1867. From left to right: Andrew Strath, David Park, Bob Kirk, Jamie Anderson, Jamie Dunn, William Dow, Willie Dunn, A. Grieg, Tom Morris Sr., Tom Morris Jr., George Morris Vintage Woodbury gravure Image: 6 3/8 x 10 inches. Mount: 8 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches Title and golfers' names printed on recto below image. Tom Morris Sr.: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Tom Morris Jr: British Open Champion: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872.
Strath: British Open Champion 1865
Kirk: Runner Up, British Open 1870, 1878
 
Grand Golf Tournament by Professional Players at Leith Links, May 17, 1867. From left to right: Jason Dunn, George Morris, Alex Graig, David Park, Andrew Strath, William Dunn, Tom Morris Sr. Tom Morris Jr. Bob Kirk, William Dow, Jason Anderson

Lithographic gravure

Provenance: Old Tom Morris Personal Collection

Image: 5 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Paper: 12 x 15 1/4 inches Title and golfers' names on recto below image. Tom Morris Sr.: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Tom Morris Jr.: British Open Champion: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872.
Strath: British Open Champion 1865
 
Tom Morris Jr. wearing the Open Championship Belt, early 1870s Vintage albumen cabinet card 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches Photographer's name "T.Rodger" and "St. Mary's Studio, St Andrews N.B." and unknown crest embossed in gold on recto below image. British Open Champion: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872 Thomas Rodger
Young Tom Morris wearing the Open Championship Belt, 1870
Platinum print [Cabinet card] 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches
Tom Morris Jr.:
British Open Champion: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872
 
Old Tom Morris wearing a deerstalker hat, c. 1880s

Vintage bromide print

Provenance: Old Tom Morris Personal Collection

8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches   British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867 Photographer: Attributed to Allan Macfie
Old Tom Morris at St. Andrews, 1880s Vintage gelatin silver print 2 7/8 x 3 3/4 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Photographer: John Fairweather
Tom Morris Sr. and a group of past and future Open Champions, Troon Tournament, 1887. The group includes Jack Simpson, Bob Martin, Bob Ferguson, Willie Park Jr., Jamie Anderson and David Brown

Vintage albumen cabinet card

Provenance: Old Tom Morris Personal Collection

5 x 7 7/8 inches. Mount 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches   Tom Morris Sr.: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867. Jack Simpson, (British Open Champion: 1884) Bob Martin (British Open Champion: 1876, 1885) Bob Ferguson (British Open Champion 1880-81-82) Willie Park Jnr. (British Open Champion: 1887-1889) Jamie Anderson (British Open Champion 1877-78-79) David Brown (British Open Champion: 1886)  
Tom Morris, Sr. Edinburgh, ca. 1897 Vintage Offset Print 14 x 11 inches Signed by Tom Morris lower right. British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867. Photographer: James Patrick
Sir A.J. Balfour, later Prime Minister of Great Britain playing himself into office of the Royal & Ancient, St Andrews 1894. Old Tom would have teed the ball up for him. The crowd is of R. & A. members and wives.
Vintage gelatin silver print 6 x 9 inches Titled on verso in pencil. Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.

Balfour: British Amateur Champion, 1895
Photographer: John Fairweather
Old Tom Morris outside R&A Clubhouse, St. Andrews, 1890s. Vintage albumen print 6 x 7 7/8 inches
British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.  
Old Tom Morris and S. Muir Fergusson, St. Andrews, 1891 Vintage gelatin silver print 4 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches Titled and dated in pencil on verso. Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.  
Old Tom Morris, St Andrews, Old course during a medal round, 1892 Vintage gelatin silver print 4 x 3 1/2 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.  
Old Tom Morris and F.G. Tait, St. Andrews Feb. 5, 1894 [Old Course during a medal round between Morris and Tait. Vintage gelatin silver print 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches Titled and dated in pencil on verso. Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Tait: British Amateur Champion: 1896, 1898.
 
Morris and Tait. St. Andrews, 1893 Morris,Tait and caddies observe a lady player putting. Vintage gelatin silver print 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861 1862 1864 1867.

Tait: British Amateur Champion: 1896, 1898.
 
Old Tom Morris, F. G. Tait and John E. Laidlay, St. Andrews, British Amateur Championship, 1895 Vintage albumen print 6 x 7 7/8 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862 ,
1864, 1867.

Tait: British Amateur Champion: 1896, 1898.
 
Willie Auchterlonie Group portrait: Ben Sayers, Old Tom Morris, Kirkaldy, Auchterlonie, David Grant, J. Simpson, B. Campbell, G. Shepherd, E. Fitzjohn, H. Gillne), Luffness GC, 1894 Vintage gelatin silver print 10 x 1/2 x 14 inches   Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Sayers: Runner up, British Open 1888
Kirkaldy: Runner-up 1879, 1889, and 1891 British Open.
Auchterlonie: British Open Champion 1893
 
Old Tom Morris, Edward Blackwell and F.G. Tait, St. Andrews 1894 Vintage gelatin silver print 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862 ,1864, 1867.
Tait: British Amateur Champion: 1896, 1898.
 
Andrew Kirkaldy, Old Tom Morris, Ben Sayers, Archie Simpson, Alex Herd, 1895 Vintage gelatin silver print 7 3/4 x 10 inches
Kirkaldy: Runner-up, British Open: 1879, 1889, 1891
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864 1867.
Sayers: Runner up, British Open 1888
Herd: British Open Champion: 1902
 
Old Tom Morris (right) watches Tait putting at St. Andrews, c. 1896 Mounted vintage gelatin silver print 6 x 9 1/2 inches Photographer's blind stamp on verso. Tait: British Amateur Champion: 1896, 1898.
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862 ,
1864, 1867.
Photographer: A. Downie
Old Tom Morris standing with a group of teenage players and caddies, Royal and Ancient Clubhouse, St. Andrews,
c. 1895
[From a set of five]

Vintage bromide print

Provenance: Ex-Collection Allan Macfie

3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches
British Open Champion; 1861, 1862,
1864, 1867.
Photographer: Allan Macfie
Old Tom and F.G. (Freddie) Tait in deep conversation, St. Andrews,1895. [From a set of five]

Vintage bromide print mounted on board

Provenance: Ex-Collection Allan Macfie
3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862,
1864, 1867
Tait: British Amateur Champion: 1896, 1898.

Close friends and frequent competitors, Tom Morris would later assist John L. Low in researching Tait's biography following the legendary champion's death in South Africa during the Boer War.

Photographer: Allan Macfie
Close up of Old Tom Morris at St. Andrews dressed in his typical style and hands-in-pocket pose, c. 1895
[From a set of five]

Vintage bromide print mounted on board

Provenance: Ex-Collection Allan Macfie

3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches
British Open Champion; 1861, 1862,
1864, 1867.
Photographer: Allan Macfie
Old Tom Morris and his friend Robert Maxwell (twice Amateur Champion ) sharing their thoughts, St. Andrews, c. 1895
[From a set of five]

Vintage bromide print mounted on board

Provenance: Ex-Collection Allan Macfie
3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862,
1864, 1867
Maxwell: British Amateur Champion, 1903, 1909
Photographer: Allan Macfie
Distant view of "Old" Tom in St. Marys cemetery walking towards "Young" Tom's grave site, c. 1895
[From a set of five]

Vintage bromide print mounted on board

Provenance: Ex-Collection Allan Macfie
3 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches
British Open Champion; 1861, 1862,
1864, 1867.
Photographer: Allan Macfie
Old Tom Morris in crowd. Mr. Leslie Smith putting v. Mr. Low. British Amateur Championship, St Andrews, 1901 Vintage gelatin silver print 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.  
Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris, c. 1870 Photogravure 10 3/4" x 8 inches
Old Tom Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Tom Morris Jr.: British Open Champion: 1868, 1869, 1870, 1872.
 
James Braid and J. H. Taylor playing at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, (Old Tom Morris seated in gallery), British Open Championship, 1905 Vintage bromide print mounted on board. 7 1/4" x 9 5/8 inches
Morris: British Open Champion; 1861, 1862, 1864, 1867.
Braid: British Open Champion: 1901,1905, 1906, 1908, 1910
Taylor: British Open Champion: 1894, 1895
 
 

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