Mounted cricket ball presented to J Elliott Monfries, Lord Hawkes XI v Victoria - 13 March 1903

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Sporting equipment/Ball
Date Used
1903
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Brief Description
Cricket ball given to J Elliott Monfries, who kept wickets for Victoria in 1903 season. Was awarded for his wicket keeping efforts against Lord Hawkes XI on 13th March 1903 and is inscribed, "LORD HAWKES / XI V VICTORIA / 13TH MARCH 1903 / JE MONFRIES / CAUGHT 3 STUMPED 2 / IN ONE INNINGS/ ALL CHANCES TAKEN". Mounted on seperate wooden plinth.
Measurements
1 - Ball: H: 70 W: 70 D: 70mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 2 3/4 D: 2 3/4")
2 - Mount: H: 25 W: 90 D: 90mm (H: 1 W: 3 9/16 D: 3 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1903
Location
On display
Registration No
M16564
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Monfries Family

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