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Replica Ashes Urn, (Gifted To The Scg Museum Collection By Marylebone Cricket Club, Lords Cricket Ground).

1882

Sydney Cricket & Sports Grounds

Sydney Cricket & Sports Grounds
Moore Park, Australia

During the Australian tour Bligh was given, by lady admirers, a perfume bottle in the shape of an urn and an embroidered velvet bag to house his “ashes” urn. These items form the Ashes that are contested by England and Australia in Test cricket.

Details

  • Title: Replica Ashes Urn, (Gifted To The Scg Museum Collection By Marylebone Cricket Club, Lords Cricket Ground).
  • Date Created: 1882
  • Location: Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Contributor: Photograph by Anthony Terrence O'Carroll
  • Publisher: SCG Museum

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