History of Curling

by Kiko Matsing

Winter Landscape with a Bird Trap, 1565, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, 1565

Grand Match at Linlithgow Loch by Charles Lees, 1849

Men curling, 1909 (location not specified), John Boyd Black

Curling game, Cape Perry, Franklin Bay, 1960

Curling at the Huntsville Curling Club, 1960

Yue Qingshuang (L) and Zhou Yan sweep Chinese skip Wang Bingyu’s stone
during the women’s curling final during day eight of the Winter Games NZ
at Maniototo Ice Rink on August 29, 2009 in Naseby, New Zealand
(August 28, 2009 – Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images AsiaPac)