Welcome booklet, Australian Cricket tour of India - 1945.

Object Type
Documents and books/Book
Date Used
21 Oct 1945

Brief Description
An illustrated 'welcome booklet' created for the Australian Cricket tour of India, 1945. The front cover features a black and white photograph of the Australian Cricket Team in army uniform, wearing floral lays. A second photograph at the bottom right of the cover features the Indian delegates. There is an illustration of two palm trees and the moon and a letter addressed to The Captain and Members of the Australian Services Side and dates Bombay, 21st October 1945. In the booklet, there are biographies of individual players and some ads characteristic of the time among other content.
Measurements
H: 265 W: 218mm (H: 10 7/16 W: 8 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
21 Oct 1945
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16579.39
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Miller Family.

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