Match ball from Australasian Rugby League team 1911/12 tour of England

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball
Date Used
1911
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Brief Description
A deflated rugby league match ball from 1911/12 Australasian tour, presented to Broomham following match against Wales in 1911. Stitched brown leather panels, with rubber insert. Broomham's tour diary (N2017.6.11) relates receiving the ball: "...left for Ebbw Vale...arrived to play fifth match against Wales...defeating them by 28 points to 20...received the ball after match...4000 spectators...very hard game."
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 166.63 W: 185.4 D: 217.8mm (H: 6 9/16 W: 7 5/16 D: 8 9/16")
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Date Used
1911
Place Used
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2017.6.12
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Mrs Jenny Pardee and the late Mrs Sue Bell.

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