Silk handkerchief owned by Jack Blackham circa 1888

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Handkerchief
Date Used
Circa 1888
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A cream coloured silk handkerchief with a golden border trim. Centre features a detailed black and white sketch of the Australian cricket team from 1888, reading; "THE AUSTRALIAN / J. J. LYONS F. J. FERRIS J. EDWARDS S. P. JONES / G. W. BEAL, MANAGER H. F. BOYLE J. M. C. BLACKHAM J. WORRALL A. H. JARVIS / P. S. MACDONNELL, CAPTAIN A. C. BANNERMAN H. TROTT C. T. B. TURNER G. J. BONNOR / 1888". Faint lettering can be made out under the sketch.
0 - Whole: H: 410 W: 420 D: 1mm (H: 16 1/8 W: 16 9/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
Circa 1888
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Credit Line
Kindly donated by the descendants of A.R. (Leigh) Devonshire: John Cox, Alison Pejonvic, Judith Corless, Leigh Connelly.




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