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Displaying 1 - 20 of 67 Lots in Category - Photographs
1880 Australian Team original photograph 'The Australian Eleven, 1880', size 17x11cm, with players names on mount. Superb condition.
1893 Australian Team Carte-de-visite photograph 'Eighth Australian Cricketing Team, 1893', with players names on mount, published by London Stereoscopic Photographic Co.
1901-02 Australian Team original photograph of team for the First Test at the SCG, most players wearing their Australian caps and blazers, size 26x18cm; also photograph of the giant scoreboard erected on the 'Evening News' building; and a third photograph of the crowd watching the scoreboard. Fine condition.
COLLINGWOOD CRICKET CLUB: Team photograph '1906-7' with players & committee names on mount, noted TW Sherrin, EW Copeland (after whom the Collingwood FC best & fairest is named) & a very young Jack Ryder (who was Bradman's captain in his first Test 22 years later), framed (no glass), overall 92x77cm, some faults at top right. Lovely detailed historic photograph.
1934 photograph showing CL Badcock & ROG Morrisby walking out to bat in the 1934 Tasmania v Australian XI match at Launceston, both wearing their Tasmania caps.
No longer available
1948 'The Invincibles' display with dinner menu with 18 signatures on reverse including Don Bradman, Lindsay Hassett & Sidney Barnes, window mounted with team photograph, overall 50x85cm.
DON BRADMAN: Signature on piece, window mounted with photograph of Don & Jessie Bradman in 1934, framed & glazed (glass cracked), overall 34x46cm.
DON BRADMAN: Four displays with slightly faded Don Bradman signatures, including classic photograph of Don Bradman & Bill Ponsford walking out to bat; photograph 'Australian Test Cricketer Don Bradman arrives at Southhampton 31.5.1938'; photograph 'Don Bradman Australian XI Captain 1947-48', all framed & glazed, various sizes.
DON BRADMAN: Signature on photograph 'Some of the 1948 Australian XI at Balmoral Castle', window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 48x40cm.
1956 Arthur Mailey & Johnny Taylor Testimonial Match at SCG photograph with both teams, players' names printed on the mount, noted Ian Johnson, Ray Lindwall, Arthur Mailey, Johnny Taylor & Richie Benaud, size 35x29cm..
W.G.GRACE: Large photograph of Grace batting by Hawkins & Compy of Brighton, with caption 'Mr.W.G.Grace. Photographed with the Bat with which he made over 1,000 runs in May 1895. Mr Grace also used this Bat when he completed his One Hundredth Century also in May 1895', signed at lower right "W.G.Grace 1895", size overall 28x39cm. Some age toning to photograph and mount, otherwise good condition. Together with book 'W.G.' by Robert Low [London, 1997]. [W.G.Grace is considered cricket's greatest ever player. In 1895, at 46 years old, he had a remarkable year and was the sole recipient of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year award, the first of only three times that Wisden restricted the award to a single player, there being normally five recipients]
1931 New Zealand team, autograph page with 13 signatures including Tom Lowry (captain), 'Curly' Page, Stewie Dempster & Bill Merritt; mounted on A4 page with team photograph. [The first tour by a NZ team in which Test matches were arranged].
1937 New Zealand team, autograph page with 15 signatures including 'Curly' Page (captain), Martin Donnelly, Walter Hadlee & Merv Wallace; mounted on A4 page with team photograph. [The third NZ team to tour England, and the second to play Test matches].
1949 New Zealand team, autograph page with 15 signatures including Walter Hadlee (captain), Martin Donnelly, John Reid & Merv Wallace; mounted on A3 page with team photograph. [The fourth NZ team to tour England, and the most successful to date].
1926 Wills (Australia) 'Cricketers', almost complete set of this real photo series [62/63]. Mainly Fine/Very Fine.
Footy Folder A3-sized including action photographs in a variety of sizes to A3 (90+); signed items (28) noted Ron Barassi, Allan Jeans, Brian Dixon, Don Scott; Herald-Sun Grand Final lift-outs; 'Football Notes of Len Smith' ex Allan Jeans collection; photocopy of letter to Allan Jeans from John Kennedy; colour facsimiles of team pictures. Ex Ken Piesse library.
Photographs c.1880 photo backed onto glass (20x30cm) showing a footballer wearing a canvas & leather lace-up jumper, Club unidentified but possibly Melbourne, glass crack in lower right corner & small faults top right, though superb detail and stunning appearance.
Photographs almost all originals published in 'Inside Football', 'The Age', 'Sporting Globe', etc, in club order; plus feature folders of images of players Salmon, Lockett, Dunstall, Platten & Brereton (with all of whom Ken Piesse has written books). Ex Ken Piesse library.
1905 Worker's Football Team real photo postcard captioned 'R.S.F.A. LS & Co. Champions 1905-6' showing players wearing lace-up jumpers, sent to Collingwood. [Unidentified club; a gold fob engraved 'R.S.F.A., R & M, Premiers 1908' is known]
1908 Jubilee Carnival real photo postcard of the New Zealand team, endorsed at base 'Australasian Jubilee Carnival/New Zealand Team', showing the players wearing their distinctive uniforms featuring the Silver Fern. [This was the only time that a team from NZ competed; captained by former Collingwood player Tom Wright - who would be killed in action in France in 1916 - NZ proved to be the surprise packet of the tournament, winning 6 out of the 11 matches they played on the tour, including carnival matches against NSW & Queensland]