Newspaper clipping, "Football's Grand-Dad" - 23 Feb 1924

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Newspaper/Clipping
Date Used
23 Feb 1924
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Brief Description
Black and white newspaper clipping once folded in four. There are two frontal, head and shoulder, black and white photographs half way down the article of a man, an older version on the left and the younger on the right. In both he has a beard and moustache. On the left he wears a jacket, waist coat and white shirt. On the right he wears a white shirt and a bow tie. Text surrounds these photographs and reads, in part, "THE EVENING SUN, SAT / FOOTBALL'S GRAND-DAD / Umpired First Big Game Here / J. V. DUNKINSON, ALL-ROUND ATHLETE / Great Feats at Cricket Among Stars of the Past / (By H.P.B) / Eighty-eight years of age, and feeling less than 50...".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 609 W: 117 D: 1mm (H: 24 W: 4 5/8 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
23 Feb 1924
Location
In storage
Registration No
M14831
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Stuart Humphreys.

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