Irish linen tea towel, image of Old Father Time with cricket explanations

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Domestic items/Furnishings/Towel/Tea towel
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Brief Description
Tea towel, printed with an image of Old Father Time and text that explains the game of cricket using intentionally confusing language ("Each man that's in the side that's in goes out and when he's out he comes in and the next man goes in until he's out"). The item is titled "CRICKET / as explained to a foreign visitor". The towel is mounted on a card backing with a plastic cover. Irish linen tea towel with acknowledgement to Marylebone Cricket Club at foot.
(mounted): H: 820 W: 518 D: 5mm (H: 32 5/16 W: 20 3/8 D: 3/16")
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Hiddlestone/Lees Families


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