A Cricket Match on the Heath

John Linnell1874

Melbourne Cricket Club

Melbourne Cricket Club
Jolimont, Australia

Painting, oil on canvas, depicts a cricket match being played on heathland, under a cloudy sky. Nine people are on the field, including three batsmen. Several indistinct figures sit in a group at the left edge of the picture, and there are also figures sitting in the foreground.


  • Title: A Cricket Match on the Heath
  • Creator: John Linnell
  • Date Created: 1874
  • Physical Dimensions: 815 x 1090 x 55 mm
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer.
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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