The photograph of the female lawn tennis players was taken at the 1888 edition of the Irish Lawn Tennis Championships, held in Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. It features the following players:
Standing, left to right: Louisa Martin (in black hat and black dress), Florence Stanuell, unidentified, Lilian Watson, Miss Beetham, Mary Steedman, May Langrishe
Seated, left to right: Miss Exham, Blanche Hillyard, unidentified, Beatrice Langrishe, Bertha Steedman
An 1888 tennis dress with a huge bustle
Bradish Carroll, Elizabeth Lynch vs. S. Campbell and Mr. Janssen, Saturday October 13, 1888. Staten Island Cricket Club.