Photographic reproduction of an eighteenth-century print. The image is a lozenge shape set within a rectangular frame. Along the top is inscribed, "Six PRINTS of MANLY RECREATION, as practiced in PUBLIC PLACES in and about LONDON", and in the top-left corner, "BOOK 12". Underneath the image is a sub-heading: "CRICKET, Played by the Gentlemen's Club, White Conduit House, Islington.", and on with side are inscriptions which read, "Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles / No.69 St. Paul's ChurchYard, London". Underneath the sub-heading, small text reads, "Published as the Act directs, 22 Sep. 1789." On the reverse of the photo is a "Marylebone Cricket Club" stamp. The image itself shows a cricket match involving fourteen people. In the background are fences and a number of buildings. Writing on reverse reads "MCC188A" and also "6A" and "Marylebone Cricket Club" stamp.
0 - Whole: H: 160 W: 207mm (H: 6 5/16 W: 8 1/8")
Kindly donated by Mr Anthony Baer.