Cricket print c.1760 comprising 7 sections, top section titled 'Bat and Ball'

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Date Used
18th Century
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A single printed page, divided into seven rectangular compartments with humorous scenes in the lower six and a "Bat and Ball" in the upper section. The images are of seemingly unrelated subjects, each of them subtitled as follows: "The Wooden Shoe Dancers. / The Dutch Milk-Maids Accident. / Fallftaff cudgell'd at Windfor. / Lord Foppington and Mifs Tittup. / Sir Tunbelly Clumfy, and Mifs Malaprop. / Cabbage the Newfman, and Anvil the Blackfmith." At the foot of the page is "Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver, at their Map & Print Warehoufe, No. 69 in St Pauls Church Yard, LONDON. / Published as the Act directs". At the top of the page is written "Sophie" in dark ink.
0 - Whole: H: 270 W: 193mm (H: 10 5/8 W: 7 5/8")
site: H: 25 W: 18mm (H: 1 W: 11/16")
frame: H: 43 W: 35 D: 1.8mm (H: 1 11/16 W: 1 3/8 D: 1/16")
Date Used
18th Century
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer

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