Watercolour, W H 'Dick' Lee, by artist Robert Ingpen 2001, MCC Tapestry no.39

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Original Robert Ingpen watercolour depicting Australian Rules footballer, Walter Henry "Dick" Lee (1899-1968). The artist's image number - 39 - and subject's name and club are handwritten in the left margin of the design, with the pencilled year '1914'. A sheet of tracing paper, with grid lines and references, folds over the artwork which is signed and dated by the artist. The image is included in a tapestry celebrating 150 years of performances and events on the MCG. Lee played 230 games and kicked 707 goals for Collingwood FC (1906-1922), and was a member of the Premiership sides of 1910, 1917 and 1919. He was the leading goal kicker in the Victorian Football League 10 times, and represented Victoria 19 times.
0 - Whole: H: 270 W: 387 D: 2mm (H: 10 5/8 W: 15 1/4 D: 1/16")
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen



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