"A Game of Cricket at Roche Abbey in Yorkshire, on the Holiday given to the Students of Wesley College"

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Chromolithograph depicting a large number of schoolboys wearing uniforms and mortar-board hats sitting, standing and playing cricket amid the medieval ruins of Roche Abbey, Yorkshire. An inscription below the image reads: 'A GAME AT CRICKET. / AT ROCHE ABBEY IN YORKSHIRE, ON THE HOLIDAY GIVEN TO THE STUDENTS OF / WESLEY COLLEGE.' The print is house in a cream window mount shaped to fit the image and inscription, inside a black and gold wood frame. An inscription on a piece of paper affixed to verso reads Vicars Brothers Ltd/ Fine Art Dealers/Pearlstein and Publishers/12 Old Bond Street, London, W.I,: 'OLD COLOURED LITHOGRAPH / TITLE: A GAME OF CRICKET AT ROCHE ABBEY, SHEFFIELD 1844 / ARTIST (undecipherable) / NO. 45744 REF DB 358/OT.' Also verso framer's label:The Parker Gallery, London; and Artifact Conservation Kyneton label
0 - Whole: H: 415 W: 475 D: 15mm (H: 16 5/16 W: 18 11/16 D: 9/16")
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In storage
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer

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