Book, "The Australian Cricketers Tour Through Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and America" c1878

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
1878
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Brief Description
Book with a pale green soft cover titled, in black ink, "THE / AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS' / TOUR / Through Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, / AND AMERICA". Below the title is a drawn image of Frederick Spofforth (cricketer), standing with his hands in his pockets, wearing a striped blazer and cap, and white trousers. The drawing is captioned, "THE DEMON BOWLER". Surrounding the image is an advertisement for David Carson, boot and shoe importer and manufacturer. The pages within contain information and statistics concerning the tour, with advertisements interspersed throughout.
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0 - Whole: H: 255 W: 335 D: 30mm (H: 10 1/16 W: 13 3/16 D: 1 3/16")
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Date Used
1878
Location
In storage
Registration No
1988.2008.6

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