Blazer worn by Australian cricketer John McCarthy Blackham

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Sporting uniform/Blazer
Date Used
1880
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Brief Description
Blue, black and white striped single-breasted cricket blazer worn by John Blackham (cricketer), dated 1880. The front of the blazer fastens with three buttons which are covered with striped material. The manufacturer's label on the inner neck reads W.SMITH [?] 20 KINGS PARK CAMBRIDGE, though is deteriorated and difficult to read. On the inner right front in a white cloth label with handwritten text J BLACKHAM.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 720 W: 880 D: 625mm (H: 28 3/8 W: 34 5/8 D: 24 5/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1880
Location
In storage
Registration No
M3851
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by J. Oldrieve

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