Chromolithograph, full-length caricature portrait of Hylton Philipson (cricketer) in wicket-keeping pose, hands leaning on his knees and looking over the wicket, against a plain pale green background. Philipson wears a white shirt with sleeves rolled up, white pants, gloves and cricket pads, brown shoes, and a navy cap and navy scarf tied around his waste forming a V at the back. Philipson's signature is reproduced in two places, diagonally across the bottom right of the image, and much smaller on the white border beneath the picture; below this is the title of the series of which this print is one, "OXFORD CRICKET", published by the magazine Vanity Fair; the pseudonym of the artist Leslie 'Spy' Ward is printed between the wicket and Philipson; the lithographers' studio at bottom left beneath image ' Vincent Brooks, Day & Son'. Above the image at left is printed VANITY FAIR and at right the date JUNE 29 1889. Image affixed to a thick brown card. Writing on reverse reads "Set 7" (crossed out).
0 - Whole: H: 392 W: 235 D: 3mm (H: 15 7/16 W: 9 1/4 D: 1/8")
Hylton Philipson; 08 Jun 1866; 04 Dec 1935
Spy Ward; 21 Nov 1851; 15 May 1922
Vincent Brooks, Day & Son; Circa 1824
29 Jun 1889