Souvenir cricket ball of England v Australia cricket match, August 1884

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball
Date Used
Aug 1884
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Brief Description
Souvenir ball that consists of a used brown leather cricket ball. Ball consists of four panels. The ball has been stitched together across the centre with six rows of twine. On the front there is a two part decorative silver plate which has been engraved and it reads 'W.L.MURDOCH . 211/SOUVENIR/KENNINGTON OVAL AUGST..11. 12. 13. 1884/.ENGD. V AUSTLA. DRAWN/P.S.M'DONNELL. 103 H.J.H.SCOTT. 102'. There is an image of a kangaroo in the centre. Attached to this plate is an uninscribed band.
0 - Whole: H: 75 W: 75 D: 75mm (H: 2 15/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 2 15/16")
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Date Used
Aug 1884
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