Watercolour, Jack Gregory, by artist Robert Ingpen 2001, MCC Tapestry no.41

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Original Robert Ingpen watercolour depicting Australian all-rounder, Jack Gregory (1895-1973). The artist's image number - 41 - and subject's name and country are handwritten below the design, with a pencilled date '1921'. 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. In 1920/21, in his second Test, Gregory scored 100 (off 115 balls) batting at number eight, and took 7 for 69 and 1 for 32 against England at the MCG. In 24 Tests (1920-28), Gregory captured 85 wickets at an average of 31.15, scored 1146 runs at 36.96, and took 37 catches. He was Wisden 'Cricketer of the Year' in 1922.
0 - Whole: H: 415 W: 283 D: 2mm (H: 16 5/16 W: 11 1/8 D: 1/16")
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen



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