Cricket match at Clifton College c.1891

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Date Used
07 Oct 1891
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Brief Description
Hand-coloured etching of a cricket match at Clifton College, Bristol. The game is taking place on an open field known as The Close, in front of the elaborate Gothic buildings that form the South Quad. It is thought the image depicts a cricket match between Clifton v Cheltemham. In the foreground are four figures watching the game, and beyond, the cricket match, seen from an angle behind the bowler. Several figures are watching from the far side of the pitch. Above the print are details of the publisher: 'London, Published Oct. 7th 1891 by Messrs. Dickinson & Foster, Publishers to The Queen, 114 New Bond Street W. Copyright Registered'. The artist's name is l.l. in the image 'F.P. Barraud', and also handwritten in pencil l.l. below the image. Print Sellers Association stamp l.l. below the image with 'AO' stamped centre. Below the image l.r., hand written 'W.A. Cox', the etcher. The print is housed in a modern window mount with off-white marbling. Handwritten verso in pencil "Clifton".
(mounted): H: 544 W: 630 D: 3mm (H: 21 7/16 W: 24 13/16 D: 1/8")
Date Used
07 Oct 1891
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr Anthony Baer.

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