Autograph book, contains signatures of 1930 Australian cricket team

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Autograph Book
Date Used
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
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Brief Description
Autograph book, fully intact. The front and back covers are covered with a black-coloured leatherette. Book is bound on the side with twine. On the front cover the book has been embossed with gold-coloured ink, inscription reads, "Autographs". The book contains various autographs, poems and illustrations that were collected by Elizabeth Ferris (nee Jackson), who was a student at Lowther Hall School in Essendon from 1926 to 1930. Most of the material relates to family and friends but one page features the signatures of the 1930 Australian Cricket Team. Another page features the signature of Tom Hollway (then Victorian Premier).
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 100 W: 135 D: 15mm (H: 3 15/16 W: 5 5/16 D: 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
Location
In storage
Registration No
M12761
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Estate of Elizabeth W Ferris (nee Jackson).

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