Robert Ingpen's original design of an image of two figures: F.A. Powlett, a foundation member and first president of the Melbourne Cricket Club; and T.W. Wills, cricketer and developer of Australian Rules football. The artist's original image numbers - 1 & 2 - and subject's names are handwritten, bottom right. A sheet of tracing paper, with grid lines and references, folds over the artwork which is signed and dated by the artist. The figures are included in a tapestry celebrating 150 years of performances and events on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
0 - Whole: H: 360 W: 295 D: 2mm (H: 14 3/16 W: 11 5/8 D: 1/16")
Thomas Wills; 19 Aug 1835; 02 May 1880
Frederick Powlett; 1811; 09 Jun 1865
Robert Ingpen; 13 Oct 1936
Melbourne Cricket Club; 1838
Victorian Tapestry Workshop
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen