Colour print depicting early cricket match played in Harlem, New York

Object Type
Artwork/Print
Date Used
01 Jan 1801-01 Jan 1901
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Originally a page from a book. Window and hinged mounted. Depicts a sporting game in progress. In the foreground there are spectators, whilst behind them is a group of men playing the game. The background features a rural scene. There is printed text below the image that reads in part "CRICKET-MATCH LATELY PLAYED AT HARLEM, N.Y...." A piece of cut printed text has been stuck to the reverse. It reads in part "CRICKET / The first annual home- / and-home match to play / cricket...." The number 4868/51 has been written in grey pencil on the lower right corner of the print and on the reverse upper right corner.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 279 W: 355 D: 0.9mm (H: 11 W: 14 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
01 Jan 1801-01 Jan 1901
Location
In storage
Registration No
M8832
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robin Lawson

Object Type


Colours


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