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Photographic postcards of boxers and admission tickets for boxing matches at Baker's Stadium [Sydney Stadium], between 1913 and 1915.

Call numbers

MLMSS 11477/Box 1X

Record identifier

9yM07bE9

Photographic postcards of boxers and admission tickets for boxing matches at Baker's Stadium [Sydney Stadium], between 1913 and 1915.

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Photographic postcards of boxers and admission tickets for boxing matches at Baker's Stadium [Sydney Stadium], between 1913 and 1915.

Full title

Photographic postcards of boxers and admission tickets for boxing matches at Baker's Stadium [Sydney Stadium], between 1913 and 1915.

Date

1912-1916

Call Numbers

MLMSS 11477/Box 1X

Record Identifier

9yM07bE9
Physical Description

Contents

0.23 metres of textual and graphic material (1 outsize box)

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

24 colour process lithograph postcards and 7 admission tickets for Baker’s Stadium [Sydney Stadium] boxing matches, ca. 1913-1916.
Postcards feature photographs of boxers in fighting pose, including Bill Lang, Arthur Pelkey, Tom McCormick, Ray Bronson, Jimmy Clabby, Fritz Holland, Johnny Summers, Tim Land, Dave Smith, Jules Dubourg, Eddie McGoor...

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Full title

Photographic postcards of boxers and admission tickets for boxing matches at Baker's Stadium [Sydney Stadium], between 1913 and 1915.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery in 2020

Administrative / Biographical history

Sydney Stadium was built in 1908 in a paddock at Rushcutters Bay to stage boxing and wrestling matches. In 1912 the stadium was acquired by the sportsman Reginald 'Snowy' Baker (1884-1953) and his brother Harald for £30,000. In 1914, Stadiums Pty. Ltd. was formed with Baker, Richard Lean and the Melbourne based financier and gambler John Wren (1871...

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Call Numbers

MLMSS 11477/Box 1X

Record Identifier

9yM07bE9

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9650523

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