Photograph of a drawing, "Smith June 18 1744, No. 113 A Ticket to see a cricket match"

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
08 Jun 1744
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Brief Description
Black and white photograph of a drawing of a cricket match. Showing 5 players and one observer who is seated. The batsman is holding a bat shaped in the form of a hockey stick. A hand written heading reads, "June 18th 1744, N113. A ticket to see a cricket match. Price 2s-6d". The name "SMITH" is printed below. Writing on back in ink reads, " Ticket of admission to the Artillary Ground, Kent v England 1744. (The chart of admission was 6d. 2/6 was the price for which the ticket was subsequently sold.) Writing on reverse reads "MCC149 " and also "6H".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 188 W: 185mm (H: 7 3/8 W: 7 5/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
08 Jun 1744
Location
In storage
Registration No
M2363
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Mr Anthony Baer.

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