Photograph of H Carter catching out J Hobbs, 1920

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1920
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph with cream window mount featuring a wide-angled action shot of a cricket match in progress. The batsman has just been caught by the wicketkeeper. Photo depicts the Australian wicketkeeper Hanson Carter catching Jack Hobbs (England) during the 1920-1 series. This famous catch is well-known as one of the best that Carter ever took. Printed label affixed to window reads 'Carter's Spectacular Catch in England's first-Innings: the dismissal of Hobbs.'
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 525 W: 295 D: 3mm (H: 20 11/16 W: 11 5/8 D: 1/8")
0 - Whole: H: 395 W: 150 D: 1mm (H: 15 9/16 W: 5 7/8 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
1920
Location
In storage
Registration No
M506

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