Sheet music booklet, "Cricket song"

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Sheet music
Date Used
Post 1882
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Large format sheet-music booklet, made up of the front and back covers, and two double- sided pages. Front cover features a picture of two bats leaning against a wicket, with a ball in front. Title reads, "CRICKET. / SONG / Written and Composed / BY / J.H.SMITH.". Further text is printed above, reads, "Dedicated by permission to / A.N. Hornby, Esqre. / Captain of the / Lancashire County Eleven". Handwritten on the upper edge, "G.E Green Esq / with the author's / compliments". Handwritten inscription on cover, "10", with each page numbered sequentially from 11.1.
0 - Whole: H: 363 W: 262mm (H: 14 5/16 W: 10 5/16")
Date Used
Post 1882
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr. Anthony Baer


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