Vanity Fair 1895 - 'I. Zingari' (John L. Baldwin ) artist 'Spy'

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05 Sep 1895
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Brief Description
Colour lithograph portrait of English cricket enthusiast J.L. Baldwin, co-founder of the I Zingari, a nomadic cricket club. The figure is shown in three-quarter view, sitting in a wheelchair, wearing three piece suit and light coloured top hat. He has one hand in his breast pocket, and is wearing a handkerchief and rosette. The figure's feet emerge slightly out of the picture field. The image is signed "SPY" in the lower-right. Above the image is printed "VANITY FAIR / Sept. 5, 1895", and below is the name of the lithographer and title of the print: "J.L. Baldwin / (Founder of) / 'I Zingari'". The print is loosely mounted behind cream-coloured card.
(mounted): H: 455 W: 330 D: 3mm (H: 17 15/16 W: 13 D: 1/8")
(unmounted): H: 365 W: 255mm (H: 14 3/8 W: 10 1/16")
Date Used
05 Sep 1895
In storage
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Museum by Mr Anthony Baer.

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