C1883

A Great Match on the Melbourne Football Ground.

Rare and interesting engraving of colonial football match being played at the MCG. “The crowd on the stand and around the enclosure often numbers from 10,000 to 13,000 spectators. The grand stand, which during the cricket season faces towards the … Read Full Description

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S/N: AS-SP-CRI-830827156–235019
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Full Title:

A Great Match on the Melbourne Football Ground.

Date:

C1883

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

340mm 
x 235mm
AUTHENTICITY
A Great Match on the Melbourne Football Ground. - Antique Print from 1883

Genuine antique
dated:

1883

Description:

Rare and interesting engraving of colonial football match being played at the MCG.

“The crowd on the stand and around the enclosure often numbers from 10,000 to 13,000 spectators. The grand stand, which during the cricket season faces towards the cricket-ground, is during the football season reconstructed so as to face the other way….then overlooks the football ground.

Collections:
State Library of Victoria: Accession no: A/S27/08/83/156

From: The original edition of The Australasian Sketcher.

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