Etching, depicts youth with cricket bat over his shoulder - 1809

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18 Jan 1809
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Black print on white paper of a boy looking directly at the viewer. He is wearing a white shirt and vest, in 18th century style, and is holding a cricket bat over his right shoulder. Printed at the bottom is text, "Published Jan 18 1809 by Ed ORME, London ... Design'd & Engraved by T. Gaugain". The paper is clamp-mounted and protected by mylar. Originally framed in black & gold wooden frame; sticker top left "28".
paper: H: 457 W: 394 D: 1mm (H: 18 W: 15 1/2 D: 1/16")
mount: H: 529 W: 446 D: 4mm (H: 20 13/16 W: 17 9/16 D: 3/16")
Date Used
18 Jan 1809
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer

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