Watercolour, Neil Harvey, by artist Robert Ingpen 2002, MCC Tapestry no.91

Object Type
Artwork/Painting/Watercolour
Date Used
2002-2003
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Brief Description
Robert Ingpen's original design of an image of Australian batsman, Robert Neil Harvey. The artist's original image number - 91 - and subject's name and country, are handwritten below the design. A sheet of tracing paper, with grid lines and references, folds over the artwork which is signed and dated by the artist. The image is included in a tapestry celebrating 150 years of performances and events on the MCG. In 79 Tests (1948-63), Harvey scored 6149 runs - including 21 centuries - at an average of 48.41. In 2000, Harvey was inducted into the Australian Hall of Fame.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 420 W: 297 D: 2mm (H: 16 9/16 W: 11 11/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
2002-2003
Location
In storage
Registration No
M10353
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Robert Ingpen

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