Vesta match tin with cricket match image - 'England XI vs. Australia' - c.1896

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Vesta case
Date Used
1896
See full details

Object Detail


Brief Description
Small metal tin, a vesta case, with hinged side (rusted shut). There is a picture on the front, printed on paper then stuck to the front, which is sepia in colour, and is a photograph of a cricket match in progress. Under the picture is some text, with the readable parts saying ENGLAND XI. v AUSTRALIANS ... 1896. It appears to have been brass-coloured, and has a textured strip on the back.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 16 W: 46 D: 26mm (H: 5/8 W: 1 13/16 D: 1")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1896
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7312
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Ken Tottle.

Colours


Subject Auto Tags


Share

Comments


Be the first to comment.