Music box, presented to John Blackham for exceptional batting c1883

Object Type
Musical instruments/Music box
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Brief Description
Dark brown wooden music box with intricate wooden inlay on hinged lid and black interior presented to John McCarthy Blackham. Box has hinged protective glass cover through which long bronze cylinder and other mechanical fittings can be viewed. Inscription on metal plaque affixed to lid, "PRESENTED TO / J McC BLACKHAM / BY HIS ADMIRERS FOR / EXCELLENT BATTING IN / THE MATCH AUSTRALIA v / HONBLE IVO BLIGH'S TEAM / SYDNEY".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 580 W: 240 D: 180mm (H: 22 13/16 W: 9 7/16 D: 7 1/16")
Media/Materials
Location
In storage
Registration No
1988.1905.7

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