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.
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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