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Book, "The Australian Cricketers Tour Through Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and America" c1878

1878

Australian Sports Museum

Australian Sports Museum
East Melbourne, Australia

Book with a pale green soft cover titled, in black ink, "THE / AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS' / TOUR / Through Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, / AND AMERICA". Below is a drawn image of Frederick Spofforth (cricketer), standing with his hands in his pockets, wearing a striped blazer and cap, and white trousers. The inscription, "THE DEMON BOWLER", is printed underneath. Surrounding the image is an advertisement of David Carson, boot and shoe importer and manufacturer. The pages within contain information and statistics concerning the tour, with advertisements interspersed throughout.

Details

  • Title: Book, "The Australian Cricketers Tour Through Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and America" c1878
  • Date Created: 1878
  • Provenance: Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Derek Spofforth.
  • Medium: Paper; Ink

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