C1862

The Match Between the All-England Eleven and Twenty-Two of the New South Wales Cricketers, Played in the Domain at Sydney.

Scarce colonial engraving of the cricket the match between the All England cricket team’s first tour of Australia in 1861–62 generated huge excitement, the tourists’ first match was in Sydney played at the Domain, over four days in January 1862.  … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Match Between the All-England Eleven and Twenty-Two of the New South Wales Cricketers, Played in the Domain at Sydney.

Date:

C1862

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

345mm 
x 240mm
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The Match Between the All-England Eleven and Twenty-Two of the New South Wales Cricketers, Played in the Domain at Sydney. - Antique Print from 1862

Genuine antique
dated:

1862

Description:

Scarce colonial engraving of the cricket the match between the All England cricket team’s first tour of Australia in 1861–62 generated huge excitement, the tourists’ first match was in Sydney played at the Domain, over four days in January 1862

This was the first-ever tour of Australia by any overseas team and the second tour abroad by an English team. The Secretary for Lands, John Robertson controversially allowed the promoters to charge admission to the public while arranging a free stand for parliamentarians.

From the original edition of the Illustrated London News.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 8438724
State Library Victoria: RARELTEF 052 IL696I
State Library New South Wales: RECORD IDENTIFIER 74Vv5Oy4wEgl

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