Buckle/clasp inscribed 'England, Canada, Australia' c. 1868

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Belt/Belt Buckle
Date Used
Circa 1868
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Metal belt buckle/ clasp, rectangular in shape, with raised design on the front embossed from the reverse. It features two cricketers, standing either side of a globe. Bats are crossed in front of the globe whilst crossed stumps and a ball are above it. Columns and an archway frame the scene and a scroll winds all the way around bearing players' names: 'Jupp, Pooley, Willsher, Lillywhite, Bullocky, Mullagh, Cuzens'. A second scroll along the lower edge reads 'ENGLAND / CANADA AUSTRALIA'. On reverse is a belt metal loop and hook. On reverse numbers "M.52.9".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 52 W: 71 D: 7mm (H: 2 1/16 W: 2 13/16 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Circa 1868
Location
On display
Registration No
M6799

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