White paper programme with red and blue printed text bound by two staples at spine. Text along top reads Melbourne Cricket Ground, shows the R.S.S.I.L.A. shield emblem (now known as the R.S.L.) and the date 'APRIL 15, 1939.'. Printed inscription reads, in part 'Official / Souvenir / Programme / of / CRICKET MATCH / between / The Original A.I.F. Team / (Captained by H.L. Collins) / and Contemporary International XI. / (Captained by Clem Hill)'. Contents features articles, advertisements and players' cricket history. Some players have signed the front cover in purple pencil.
0 - Whole: H: 218 W: 138 D: 3mm (H: 8 9/16 W: 5 7/16 D: 1/8")
Returned Services League (RSL)
Herbert Collins; 21 Jan 1888; 28 May 1959
Clem Hill; 18 Mar 1877; 05 Sep 1945
Australian Imperial Force Cricket Team
15 Apr 1939
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Phyllis Johnston