Cartoon by Arthur Mailey, depicts England v Vic Country XI cricket match - Jan 1933

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Brief Description
Black pen-and-ink cartoon with the title "ARTHUR / MAILEY'S / NEW BOOK / CRICKET SKETCHES / AND STORIES / A LAUGH IN EVERY / PAGE / PRICE 1/-". A cartoon takes up the right side of the page, depicting three men near some stumps: "Mr Jardine" standing and looking down on "Mr Larwood" who is on his hands and knees,with"Bert Rogerson" in the background, holding a bat. Jardine is asking Larwood "WHAT'S UP HAROLD AREN'T YOU GOING TO BOWL?" to which Larwood replies "BOWL? WHY I WAS TOLD THAT GOLD COULD BE PICKED UP IN NUGGETS IN BALLARAT AND I'M LOOKING FOR IT".
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0 - Whole: H: 359 W: 491 D: 3mm (H: 14 1/8 W: 19 5/16 D: 1/8")
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In storage
Registration No
M4104
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum in memory of Mr Bert Rogerson, Ballarat.

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