Cheque, payment to H F Boyle for cricket tour of England - 1890

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Currency/Cheque
Date Used
22 Sep 1890
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Object Detail

Brief Description
One of fifteen cheques paid during the Australian Test Cricket Team's tour of England in 1890. This cheque for £344-0-2, issued to H F Boyle through 'The Australian Joint Stock Bank', is numbered 71436, and dated 22 September 1890. It has been co-signed by Boyle, the Team Manager on the tour, and by J M Blackham, with an inscription handwritten in ink that reads, "Australian XI a/c". The cheque features a coat-of-arms with emu and kangaroo faintly printed near the left edge, and a red, one penny 'stamp' near the date, top right.
0 - Whole: H: 83 W: 192 D: 1mm (H: 3 1/4 W: 7 9/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
22 Sep 1890
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the National Sports Museum by Dr.Stuart Thomson and Dr. David Scott Thomson



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