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.
H: 265 W: 218mm (H: 10 7/16 W: 8 9/16")
Keith Miller; 28 Nov 1919; 11 Oct 2004
Lindsay Hassett; 28 Aug 1913; 16 Jun 1993
Stan Sismey; 15 Jul 1916; 19 Jun 2009
Jack Pettiford; 29 Nov 1919; 11 Oct 1964
Cecil Pepper; 15 Sep 1916; 22 Mar 1993
Dick Whitington; 30 Jun 1912; 13 Mar 1984
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Miller Family.