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Aboriginal cricketers alongside the Melbourne Cricket Ground Pavilion, c.1867 / photographer unknown

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Aboriginal cricketers alongside the Melbourne Cricket Ground Pavilion, c.1867 / photographer unknown

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SPG/49

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Yj7dd3G9

Aboriginal cricketers alongside the Melbourne Cricket Ground Pavilion, c.1867 / photographer unknown

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Aboriginal cricketers alongside the Melbourne Cricket Ground Pavilion, c.1867 / photographer unknown

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Aboriginal cricketers alongside the Melbourne Cricket Ground Pavilion, c.1867 / photographer unknown

Date

ca. 1900 copy of 1867 photoprint

Call Numbers

SPG/49

Record Identifier

Yj7dd3G9
Physical Description

Contents

1 photographic print - 26.5 x 31.8 cm - gelatin silver, enlarged, retouched

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Team members: Bullocky, Mullagh, Tiger, King Cole, Red Cap, Peter, Jim Crow, Twopenny, Charley, Cozens, Mosquito, Lawrence (white). On the xtreme right, Hayman. The manager (centre) was Captain W. E. Brougham Gurnett

The team ... played a match against the Albert Club, on the Albert Ground, Redfern, Sydney, on February 21,22, and 23, 1867

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Aboriginal cricketers alongside the Melbourne Cricket Ground Pavilion, c.1867 / photographer unknown

NOTES

General note

Reference:

The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia / David Horton (General Editor). Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 1994

Cricket Walkabout: the Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour, 1867-68 / John Mulvaney, Rex Harcourt. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1967

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Signature / Inscriptions

16th Feb. 1867. Mr [T W] Wills arrived in Sydney with the Aboriginal Cricketers -- on label on reverse in pencil (full label is damaged and incomplete)

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

The Aboriginal players in this photo were part of a team of 19 Aboriginal cricketers, along with English player Charles Lawrence as captain and 3 other white cricketers, who toured England in 1868, playing cricket and giving demonstrations of boomerang throwing and dancing. The team played 47 matches, winning 14, losing 14 and drawing 19. One playe...

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SPG/49

Record Identifier

Yj7dd3G9

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903824

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