'The Graphic' illustrated weekly newspaper 26/8/1893 with W.G. Grace on cover

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Newspaper
Date Used
26 Aug 1893
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Brief Description
A copy of the "THE GRAPHIC" illustrated weekly newspaper. The edition is "No. 1,239 - Vol. XLVIII", dated Saturday August 26, 1893. Featured on the front cover is an etching of W.G. Grace dressed in cricket gear, walking through a crowd of clapping spectators. The caption below reads "Luncheon-hour on the first day, the reception at the pavilion: W. G. Grace (not out, 63) and A. E. Stoddart (not out, 71) / ENGLAND VERSUS AUSTRALIA AT THE OVAL / DRAWN FROM LIFE BY PAUL RENOUARD".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 395 W: 300 D: 2mm (H: 15 9/16 W: 11 13/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
26 Aug 1893
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7240
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Graeme Atkinson

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