Cricket Photographs

Lot 562:
Lot 562
Australian tour to England 1956. Excellent selection of original mono press photographs featuring the Australians in match action, net practice, official visits, team photographs, on board the S.S. Himalaya etc. Players featured include Johnson (captain), Benaud, Wilson, Harvey, Maddocks, Davidson, Crawford, Rutherford, Craig, Burke etc. Tour matches featured include Arundel, Worcester, Bradford, Lord's etc. The majority 10"x8". Qty 31. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £240
Lot 563:
Lot 563
India tour to England 1967. Selection of seven original mono press photographs of M.C.C. v India, Lord's, 20th-23rd May 1967. India players featured include Prasana, Borde, Engineer, Surti etc. M.C.C. players include Lewis, Close, Hobbs, Denness, Hampshire, Murray etc. Sold with a further selection of original press photographs 1950s- including a panorama of a packed Lord's, Denis Compton, Robertson Hare and Kenneth More playing in a charity match, Peter May at home in his garden with his wife etc. The majority 10"x8". Total qty. 17. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 564:
Lot 564
William Gilbert Grace. Gloucestershire & England 1865-1908. Original and previously unpublished sepia photograph of W.G. Grace stood in front of a cricket pavilion, circa 1880's, wearing cricket whites and M.C.C. striped cap and blazer. Seated in the background are a few spectators, some in boaters, watching the scene. The photograph measures 3.75"x4.75". Loss to lower left corner, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a smaller photograph of Grace, one standing with a 'Lady W' (Lady Warwick), c1900. Grace is pictured wearing a three piece suit tie and white trilby with striped band. The photograph measures 2"x2.5", laid to unevenly trimmed board. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £240
Daisy Greville, Countess of Warwick, had a reputation as a courtesan, including a relationship with The Prince of Wales (later Edward VII). Nicknamed "The Babbling Brooke" due to her habit of divulging her affairs to others, she was the inspiration for the music hall song, 'Daisy, Daisy'. She died virtually penniless in 1938
Lot 565:
Lot 565
'Mr. Julien Cahn's Cricket Team Jamaica 1929'. Official sepia photograph of the touring party, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and tour blazers. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by sixteen members of the party. Signatures include Cahn, Lord Tennyson, Dawson, Lilley, Shaw, Whysall, Iddon, Durtson, Astill etc. The photograph by 'Elliott Photo' with printed title to top border measures 9.5"x7.5". Laid to official photographer's mount, overall 15"x12". Minor wear to mount, the photograph and signatures in very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 566:
Lot 566
Donald George Bradman. New South Wales, South Australia & Australia 1927-1949. Original sepia press photograph of Bradman, wearing Australian cap, playing a late cut with a fielder diving, and failing, to stop the ball. Very nicely dedicated and signed by Bradman 'To Bert Sayer, with many thanks for his kindness, Sincerely yours Don Bradman. Mounted, framed and glazed. The photograph measures 7.5"x9.5" and overall 11"x12.5". An excellent original image with inscription. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 567:
Lot 567
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1938/39. Large official black and white photograph of the M.C.C. team who toured South Africa in 1938/39, seated and standing in rows and wearing M.C.C. sweaters. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount and nicely signed in ink to lower border by all eighteen members of the touring party featured including the Manager A.J. Holmes, R.J. Ridgway, South African liaison and Bill Ferguson, Scorer. Players' signatures include Hammond (captain), Hutton, Edrich, Wright, Verity, Goddard, Perks, Gibb, Farnes, Wilkinson, Valentine, Bartlett, Paynter etc. Slight fading to the signature of Yardley. The photograph measures 14.75"x11" and overall 18"x16.5". Foxing to mount and slightly to photograph otherwise a very good image. Rare photograph in this signed form. Sold with handwritten score sheet and biographies of the players. Also a copy of 'South Africa versus England. A Test Cricket History', Ray Knowles, 1995, featuring a reproduction of the photograph p114
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: unsold
The 5th Test was to be the longest Test match ever and finished in a draw! and would subsequently known as 'The Timeless Test'. It started on the 3rd March and finished, still undecided, on the 14th March when the tourists began a two day rail trip back to the Ship in Cape Town. It was the longest first class match ever played (10 days) and produced the highest aggregate (1981 runs). England's 654-5 remains the highest 4th innings total in all first class cricket. Hammond made 140 in the England 2nd innings, Paynter played and made 62 & 75. In this 'Timeless Test' series, England won 1-0
Lot 568:
Lot 568
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1954/55. Official mono photograph of the 'S.S. Orsova', the ship which took the M.C.C. touring team to Australia for the tour. The photograph laid down to original photographers mount with title to lower border, nicely signed in ink to mount by twenty three members of the touring party with the exception of Compton who was a doubt, and travelled by air later, but includes Wilson who was added late to the tour party. Signatures include Hutton, Tyson, May, Cowdrey, Bedser, Statham, Andrew, Edrich, Wardle, Evans, Loader, Bailey (signed twice) etc. Also signed by Eric Bedser who accompanied the tour but didn't play, the manager, Howard, masseur Dalton, baggage-master, Duckworth, and E.W. Swanton of the press corps. 10"x8" overall. Wear to mount affecting some signatures, otherwise in generally good condition. Sold with a copy of 'England Keep the Ashes. The record of the England & M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1954/55'. News Chronicle 1955. Some wear
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 569:
Lot 569
'England's Twelve Champion Cricketers Starting for America Sept. 7th 1859'. Original sepia photograph of George Parr's team for the first England overseas cricket tour. The photograph features the players in cricket attire holding bats and balls on board ship at Liverpool on the 7th September 1859. Players include Parr, Caffyn, Wisden, Caesar, Lillywhite, Stephenson, Lockyer, Jackson etc. Printed title and players' names. The photograph measures approx. 7"x6", attractively mounted in modern frame, overall 13"x12.5". Embossed photographer's mark for W.H. Mason, Brighton to lower left corner, and 'Copyright' to lower right corner. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £260
Lot 570:
Lot 570
William Storer. Derbyshire, London County & England 1887-1905. Sepia cabinet card photograph of Storer in cameo, head and shoulders in formal attire. Signed in ink to the front 'Yours truly, W. Storer'. Photograph by Paul C. Poulsen of Brisbane. Assumed to have been taken while Storer was on the 1897/98 tour to Australia. An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £180
Lot 571:
England v Australia 1884. Early original sepia photograph of the England team who played Australia at Lord's 21st-23rd July 1884, standing and seated, in rows wearing blazers, caps and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title and players names to lower border. Players include W.G. Grace, Lyttelton, Shrewsbury, Ulyett, Lord Harris, Steel, Barlow, Peate, Christopherson, Read etc. The photograph overall measures 17.75"x14.75". Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co of Brighton. Some light fading to image, wear to border with some loss to lower border of mount otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £170
England won the Test match by an innings and five runs. For England , Steel made 148, Barlow 38, Ulyett 32 and Peate took six wickets in the Australian first innings and Ulyett seven wickets in the Australian second innings. For Australia, Scott made 75, Giffen 63 and Palmer took six wickets in England's only innings
Lot 572:
Lord Sheffield's Eleven 1884. Early original sepia photograph of Lord Sheffield's team who played the Australians at Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex on the 12-14th May 1884, standing and seated, in rows wearing blazers, caps and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title and players names to lower border. Players are W.G. Grace, A. Shaw, A. Shrewsbury, G. Ulyett, W. Flowers, Rev F.J. Greenfield, J. Hide, W. Barnes, G.P. Harrison, H.Phillips and L. Hall. The photograph measures overall 17.25"x14.75". Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co of Brighton. Some foxing to the image and the mount. Some rounding to the mount corners, wear to edge otherwise in good condition. An excellent image
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 573:
Lot 573
The 17th Australians. Australia tour of England 1930. Exceptionally large and impressive official mono photograph of the full Australian touring party, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Nicely signed in ink to lower border by all fifteen players and the two officials. Players' signatures are Woodfull (captain), Jackson, Wall, a'Beckett, Hornibrook, Hurwood, Grimmett, Fairfax, Ponsford, Richardson, Kippax, Bradman, Walker, McCabe and Oldfield. Also signed by Kelly (manager) and Howard (treasurer). The photograph measures 22.5"x16.25" and is laid to photographer's mount, overall 31"x28". Signature in ink 'Bolland Photo St. Leonards' to lower left corner of photograph and 'Copyright' to lower right corner. To verso the photographer's details are annotated in ink and the owner's name 'H. Sutcliffe Esq' in pencil. Official tour photographs of this size are rarely seen and were normally produced and presented to players, clubs, officials etc. This photograph was presented to Herbert Sutcliffe. Some fading to the signatures of a'Beckett and Hornibrook. Some damage to the surface of the photograph in two places, slight silvering to photograph extremities, some water staining to mount, otherwise an excellent image in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: unsold
The Australians won the Test series 2-1 with two matches drawn. The outstanding batting performance of Don Bradman was the highlight of the tour. From 36 innings he scored 2960 runs with a highest score of 334 and an average of 98.66 with 10 hundreds
Lot 574:
Lot 574
Surrey C.C.C. 'Champions' 1892. Original sepia photograph, probably by Foster of Brighton, of the County Championship winning Surrey team seated and standing in rows in caps and blazers. Players' names handwritten in ink to lower edge. Players featured include Shuter (captain), Richardson, Wells, Key, Read, Lohmann, Wood etc. The photograph, laid to mount and tightly trimmed, measures 10.5"x7.5". Minor staining otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 575:
Lot 575
Warwickshire C.C.C. 1924. Excellent original sepia photograph of the Warwickshire team, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion at Edgbaston, in cricket attire. Players featured include Gough-Calthorpe (captain), Stephens, Howell, Wyatt, Partridge, Bates, Santall, Smith etc. The photograph, laid to photographer's mount, tightly trimmed, measures 14.75"x11.5". Minor silvering, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 576:
Lot 576
'Derbyshire Eleven, 1884'. Original sepia photograph, probably by Hawkins of Brighton, of the Derbyshire team that played against Sussex at Hove, 11th-13th August 1884. The players, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, include Docker (captain), Barrington, S.H. Evershed, W. Evershed, Walker, Cropper, Sugg, Chatterton etc. The photograph, laid to photographer's mount, has been tightly and unevenly trimmed, printed title and players' names to lower border retained, with tape repair to lower edge of the photograph. Overall 11.5"x9.5". The photograph in generally good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Sussex won the match by seven wickets
Lot 577:
Lot 577
Australia 1905. Rare and impressive official sepia photograph of the Australian team who toured England in 1905, seated and standing in rows and wearing tour caps and cricket attire. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount with title 'Australians 1905' and players names printed to lower border. Players featured include V. Trumper, J. Darling, R. Duff, C. Hill, A. Cotter, F. Laver, S. Gregory, M. Noble, J.J. Kelly, W. Armstrong, A. Hopkins, W. Howell etc. The photograph by E. Hawkins & Co of Brighton. The photograph measures approx 11.25"x8.25" and is mounted, framed and glazed, overall 18"x14". The photographic image showing signs of 'light' fading and retouching to the face of Gregory, otherwise in good condition. Excellent image of this early Australian touring team
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £380
England won the five Test series 2-0
Lot 578:
Lot 578
Surrey C.C.C. 1892. Rare and impressive official sepia photograph of the Surrey team, two umpires and scorer, seated and standing in rows wearing caps and blazers. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount with title 'Surrey, 1892' and players names printed to lower border. Players featured include J. Shuter, Lockwood, Henderson, Wood, Avel, Streatfield, Lohmann, Richardson etc. The photograph by E. Hawkins & Co of Brighton. The photograph measures approx 11.5"x9.25" and is mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x16". The photographic image showing signs of 'light' fading and some foxing, otherwise in good condition. Excellent image of this early Surrey team
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £140
Surrey were County Champions in 1892 for the sixth consecutive season
Lot 579:
Lot 579
M.C.C. tour to Australia 1928/9. Original mono photograph of Hobbs and Jardine walking out to bat in the fifth Test played at Melbourne, 8th-16th March 1929. In the background a large crowd of ladies is watching on from the pavilion. The photograph measures 12"x9.5", mounted, framed and glazed overall 19.5"x16". Tears and wear to photograph, otherwise a good image
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Australia won the fifth Test by five wickets, despite England scoring 519 in their first innings, Hobbs scoring 142 runs and Jardine 19. Other centurions in the match were Leyland (137) for England, Woodfull (102) and Bradman (123) for Australia. The 'timeless' Test took eight days to complete, England winning the series 4-1
Lot 580:
Lot 580
Albert Edwin Trott. Victoria, Middlesex, London County, Australia & England 1892-1910. Early original sepia press photograph from 1914 of Trott standing in cricket attire, ball in hand wearing a Middlesex cap. The caption to verso describes Trott being critically ill at his home in Willesden Green, 'He was "tapped", and no less than a gallon and a half of fluid removed from his body'. 6.5"x8.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £145
Australian born, Albert Trott played for Victoria and Middlesex between 1892 and 1910. He also is one of few players to have played for both Australia, 3 Tests and England, 2 Tests. He committed suicide by shooting himself, having been ill for some time with little hope of recovery, in 1914
Lot 581:
Lot 581
George Porter. Derbyshire 1881-1896. Original sepia photograph of Porter, three quarter length, leaning against a bench probably at Lord's, wearing cricket attire and a flat cap. The photograph, by R.W. Thomas of London, is laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed, overall 8.5"x10.5". Some fading/ staining to the lower portion of the photograph, otherwise a good image
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Arthur Dick Pougher. Leicestershire & England 1894-1901. Original sepia photograph of Pougher, three quarter length, standing at the back of a pavilion, probably Lord's, wearing cricket attire and holding a ball. The photograph, by R.W. Thomas of London, is laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed, overall 8.5"x10.75". Minor ageing, otherwise a good image in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Lot 583:
Lot 583
Lord Dalmeny (Surrey) and Lord Hawke (Yorkshire) c1905/1907. Original sepia press photograph of Dalmeny tossing for innings with Hawke looking on padded up ready to bat. Signed by both players to the photograph. 7"x4.75". Slight fading to the signatures, adhesive damage to verso, otherwise a nice image in good condition. Rare to see a signed photograph of Dalmeny
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 584:
Lot 584
Donald John Knight. Surrey, Oxford University & England 1911-1937. Mono postcard size press photograph of Knight, head and shoulders in cricket attire and cap. Nicely signed in ink by Knight. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 585:
Lot 585
Surrey C.C.C. Three photographs signed by Surrey players. Signatures are H.D.G. Leveson-Gower, E.W.J. Brooks, and real photograph of Arthur Sandham walking out to bat, shakily signed in ink in later years by Sandham. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £32
Lot 586:
Lot 586
New South Wales in Queensland 1912/13. Original mono photograph of the two teams and officials for Toowoomba v New South Wales, played at Toowoomba, 27th-28th November 1912. New South Wales players featured include Arnott, Massie, Scott, Collins, Waddy and a youthful Arthur Mailey. The photograph, 7.75"x5.5" is laid to a decorative hinged album page (hinge broken), overall 9.5"x6.5". A nice image in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 587:
Lot 587
Jeffrey Baxter Stollmeyer. Trinidad and West Indies 1938-1957. Original mono press photograph of Stollmeyer in bowling pose, shortly after arriving with the West Indies for the 1950 tour to England, the photograph dated to verso 14th April 1950. Very nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Stollmeyer. 6"x8". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 588:
Lot 588
'Opening New Cricket Pavilion - Prospect Bermuda, July 1888'. Early original sepia photograph of a large group of players and soldiers, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and two in military uniform, on the steps of the new pavilion. Handwritten title in ink to top margin of mount, and six named officers to lower border. The photograph, approx. 9.5"x7.5", is laid to mount, overall 14"x10.5". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
The 2nd Battallion of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, and the 1st Battalion of the Leicester Regiment were both based at Prospect Camp, also known as Prospect Garrison, in Bermuda in 1888
Lot 589:
Lot 589
'Northamptonshire v Australians at Northampton, August 17-19th 1905'. Mono cabinet card style photograph featuring both teams who played in the tour match, with printed title and players names to lower border. Greenway, Photographer of Northampton. Some wear and loss to the edges of the photograph, otherwise a nice image in good condition. Some creasing and wear to the card. Rare
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 590:
Lot 590
'Memories of the Denton family' 1921/22. Original photograph album containing over one hundred candid mono photographs of the Denton family, mainly in Skegness in 1921 and 1922. A good number of the photographs are of cricket matches, players, umpires etc, presumably while on a Club tour to Lincolnshire, possibly playing for Rushden where the three brothers, Arthur, John and William were born. The collection also includes a team photograph of 'Rushden v Rest of League, Sept 2nd 1922'. Other photographs show the family relaxing by the sea, playing tennis, golf etc. A nicely presented personal album with good cricket content.
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Twins John and William, and their younger brother, Arthur, all played first class cricket for Northamptonshire between 1909 and 1924. Arthur Denton lost part of a leg in First World War, but continued to play cricket with the aid of a runner
Lot 591:
Lot 591
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1907/08. 'Great International cricket match on the grounds at Melbourne, Australia'. Copyright 1908. Pair of original sepia stereoscopic action photographs of the Australia v England Test match played at Melbourne in 1908. The photograph show the two batsmen running between the wickets and a fielder throwing in to the wicket keeper, scoreboard to background. The two very similar photographs are laid down to card mount to enable 2 dimensional images to become 3 dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs by Underwood & Underwood Publishers. The photographs each measure 3"x3.25" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Rare. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
'Australia v England 1907/08, 2nd Test Match. M.C.G. England 2nd innings. Noble 2 wickets. Fane & Hutchings batting' handwritten in pencil to verso. England won the Test by one wicket. Hutchings made 126 & 39 in the match, Fane made 13 & 50 and Noble
Lot 592:
Lot 592
Eton 1901-1904. Ten original sepia real photograph Carte de Visite and two cabinet cards of former Eton pupils, all wearing cricket attire and caps. Gilt edges to all cards. Includes one card for Charles Farmer who played two first-class matches for M.C.C. 1905-1906. All cards appear to have been previously mounted, each with tape to verso. Some wear and ageing, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 593:
Lot 593
Somerset C.C.C. 1912. Excellent original sepia photograph of the 1912 Somerset team by E. Hawkins & Co., Brighton. Players' names to lower border. 5.75"x4". Players featured are Daniell, Sutton, Poyntz, Breswell, McBryan, Bajana, Braund, Chidgey, Lewis, Bridges and Robson. Adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in very good condition. Sold with an original sepia photograph of players and spectators informally seated in front of the pavilion at Weston-Super-Mare c1920s. Somerset cricketers featured include John Daniell, M.D. Lyon, J.C.W. MacBryan etc. 7.75"x5.75". Minor silvering and light creases, otherwise in good condition. Two excellent photographs relating to Somerset cricket
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £160
Lot 594:
Lot 594
Somerset C.C.C. 1990s. Two 'Sports Stars Somerset County Cricket Club Team Photo Albums' each comprising one colour team photograph, also twenty one colour photographs of Somerset players. Signatures to autograph panels include Trescothick, Lathwell, Batty, Parsons, Fletcher, Clifford etc - cricket. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £32
Lot 595:
Lot 595
Somerset C.C.C. 1930s onwards. Three photograph albums containing a selection of original candid photographs, team photographs, official Club photographs of players, cuttings, letters, Christmas cards, postcards of grounds etc. Early photographs include J.W. Lee, F.S. Lee and J.C. White at the Weston-super-mare festival 1936, J.G. Lomax etc. Some items signed including J.C.W. MacBryan. Generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
Lot 596:
Lot 596
Kent C.C.C. c1910-c1950. Three sepia real photograph postcards of Kent players. Arthur Fielder, Kent & England 1900-1914 standing at the wicket, ball in hand, wearing Kent cap. Foster of Brighton series. Colin Blythe, Kent & England 1899-1914, in bowling pose. Kingsway Series. Plain back postcard of Godfrey Evans, Kent & England 1939-1967, half length in M.C.C. blazer, Flemons of Tonbridge. Sold with two mono postcards of C.H.B. Marsham and C.J. Burnup, both by Mockford of Tonbridge, and a mono photograph of K.L. Hutchings and C.H.B. Marsham standing with W.G. Grace. Odd faults to some cards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 597:
Lot 597
Kent C.C.C. 1934. Original mono photograph of Ashdown, Woolley and Ames standing in front of the scoreboard for the match Essex v Kent, 30th May- 1st June, played at Brentwood. The scoreboard is showing Kent's record first innings total of 803 and the scores of the three centurions, Ashdown scoring 332, Ames 202 and Woolley 172. Signed in ink by the three players. 3"x5.25". G
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £360
Lot 598:
Lot 598
Kent C.C.C. 1906. 'The Professionals'. Original sepia photograph of nine Kent professional players seated and standing in rows in formal attire. Players featured are Woolley, Fielder, Fairservice, Blythe, Hubble, Seymour, Huish, A. Hearne and Humphreys. Also seated is the Kent scorer, W. Hearne. To verso a handwritten inscription describing the photograph having been taken on the bowling green of the Trafford Hotel, Manchester. The photograph measures 11.25"x8.25", laid to photographer's mount, overall 14.5"x11.75". Minor foxing to mount, otherwise a nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
The match Lancashire v Kent played at Old Trafford, 7th-9th June 1906, was Frank Woolley's debut. In Lancashire's only innings he dropped two catches and had bowling figures of 1/103. He then scored 0 in Kent's first innings, but followed with 64 in the second. Lancashire won by ten wickets with J.T. Tyldesley top scoring with 295no
Lot 599:
Lot 599
Victor Trumper. Original tin mounted photographic print produced for Trumper's Testimonial match, New South Wales v Rest of Australia, Feb 1913 with printed signatures of all twenty two players who played in the match. The date '8/2/13' to lower right hand corner. 6.5"x8.5". Scarce. Rusting to tin frame, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Victor Trumper was regarded by many of his contemporaries as the greatest of all Australian batsman. His highest first class score was 300no v Sussex in 1899. He scored almost 17000 runs at an average of 44.57. He died of Bright's disease in 1915, aged 37 years
Lot 600:
Lot 600
Victor Thomas Trumper. New South Wales & Australia 1894-1914. Original cabinet card style photograph produced for his Testimonial in February 1913. The cameo shaped photograph of Trumper in batting pose at the wicket wearing Australian cap with printed facsimile signature, is laid down to photographers card. Approx 7"x9". Some loss and damage to card, minor staining to the photograph, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 601:
Lot 601
Australian tour of England circa 1902. Original sepia photograph, taken for a magazine, showing Victor Trumper playing the piano with Clem Hill sitting next to him. The back of the photograph with handwritten inscription 'Memo Artists: Please paint out crease'. Probably taken at the team hotel. The photograph appears to be a later restrike, showing the vertical fold on the original photograph which had split and been repaired. The photograph measures 8.5"x6.5". Excellent rare image from this early tour
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
The photograph used by Jack Pollard, Australian cricket author
Lot 602:
Lot 602
Victor Trumper 1877-1915. Original mono press photograph showing Bobby Simpson, former Australian captain, laying a wreath on Victor Trumper's grave with a relation of Victor Trumper, Charles Trumper. The wreath was given by the New South Wales Cricket Association to mark the centenary of Trumper's birth. Sydney Sun-Herald date stamp to verso for 4th November 1977. Handwritten annotation to verso reads, 'Artists: Can wording on tomb be made clearer?'. Accordingly, the wording on the photograph has been overwritten in black ink. 10"x8". Minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Victor Trumper, who was born 2nd November 1877, died of Bright's Disease in June 1915 at the age of 37 years
Lot 603:
Lot 603
Victor Trumper 1877-1915. Original mono press photograph showing a selection of Trumper memorabilia, possibly for an exhibition. The items include Trumper's last bat, autographed by Trumper, his blazer pocket badge, a souvenir scorecard for Trumper's testimonial held in 1913 etc. Date stamped to verso 29th September 1965. 12"x7.75". Some press retouching. Minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 604:
Lot 604
Victor Trumper 1877-1915. Original mono press photograph showing Sydney Smith, President of the New South Wales Cricket Association, laying a wreath to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Trumper's death, with Club officials and family looking on. The photograph is superimposed onto a photograph of Trumper in batting action. Date stamp to verso for 1st July 1965. 8.75"x12". Some press masking. Wear to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 605:
Lot 605
W.G. Grace. An unusual sepia photograph of a hand holding a cricket ball. Hand written inscription in ink to the lower margin of the mount reads, 'Hand of Dr W.G. Grace cast in plaster on his 41st birthday (Price in bronze)'. Presumed to have been produced as an advertising card for the bronze. The photograph measures 8"x5.5", laid to mount overall 6.75"x9.5". Sold with a sepia photograph of a large bust of Grace apparently being prepared for display. 6.5"x8", laid to mount overall 8.25"x9.25", with a printed caption laid to lower border reading 'Fatal Accident'. Both photographs with loss to mounts and with general wear
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
The bust depicted is that by the artist William Henry Tyler. Only three similar busts are known to exist today, one of which was sold by Knights in 2011
Lot 606:
Lot 606
Gentlemen v Players 1952. Original mono photograph of the Players team standing in cricket attire for the Gentlemen v Players match, Scarborough, 6th-9th September 1952. Players are Evans, Walsh, Wilson, Tompkin, A. Bedser, Hutton, Graveney, Smith, Wardle, Shepherd and Fletcher. The photograph by Walkers Studios, Scarborough, measures 10.5"x5". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
The match was drawn
Lot 607:
Leonard 'Jock' Livingston. New South Wales, Northamptonshire & Commonwealth 1941-1957. Good selection of eighteen mono press photographs, seven candid photographs etc from 1940s-1970s. The majority of press photographs feature Livingston in his role working for Gray Nicholls bats with players including David Gower, also John Steele, Bill Lawry etc. A mono postcard size photograph of Chadderton C.C. featuring Livingston, dated 1st July 1949. Also includes Livingston's business card for Timken-Fischer Stockists Ltd, signed to verso by Livingston. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £75
Australian born Livingston played the majority of his first class cricket in England. Following the cancellation by the M.C.C. of the 1949/50 tour to India, George Duckworth assembled a Commonwealth team made up of mainly Lancashire League players, captained by Livingston, to tour the sub-continent. He was also a noted rugby league player for South Sydney. British Timken was established in Chester Road, Aston, Birmingham in 1937, to manufacture tapered roller, parallel roller and ball bearings
Lot 608:
Lot 608
Middlesex, c1930s. Six small original mono photographs (some press), of players in action, each photograph signed in ink by the featured player. Photographs are Peebles, Price, Smith, Robins, Hart, Sims. Some photographs trimmed, otherwise G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 609:
Lot 609
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1962/63. Official mono tour photograph of the M.C.C. team in tour blazers. Photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top and names of team printed below. Photograph by Webb & Webb of Perth. Presented to players only. Overall 13.5"x12". Some staining to mount, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 610:
Lot 610
Arthur Lyndsay Hassett. Victoria and Australia 1932-1953. Good selection of twenty original mono press photographs of Hassett, probably 1953, in batting action, in the nets, playing squash, golf etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Mixed condition, creasing etc, the odd photograph with press masking
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 611:
Lot 611
Northumberland C.C.C. c1960s. Collection of seven original mono photographs of Northumberland teams, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire. Some photographs laid to photographer's mount. Various sizes, approx 8"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 612:
Northamptonshire C.C.C. Selection of albums containing photographs, press photographs and trade cards of Northamptonshire players over the years. Some signed including A. Hall, Hussey, Ambrose, Cook, Curran, Willey, Rose, Kumble, Capel, Broderick etc. Other photographs include Lillee, Kapil Dev, Lamb, Milburn, Middlesex v Northants 1968, team photograph 1960, the Queen and Prince Phillip meeting Colin Milburn at Lord's 1968 whilst playing for England etc. Plus an album of mainly signed first day covers, signatures include Milburn, Lamb, Mallender, Willey, Larkins, Sharp, John Major (PM), Penberthy, Bailey, Centenary 1986 (signed by the team) etc. Good selection
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £100
Lot 613:
Lot 613
'Sir Richard Hadlee. First bowler to capture 400 test wickets'. Mono photograph of Hadlee claiming his 400th wicket, Sanjay Manrejkar who was bowled for four. The photograph features Hadlee, Manrejkar, Woorkeri Raman, batsman, wicket keeper and slip, Ian Smith and Mark Greatbatch and Umpire Steve Woodwood. Signed by all six. The photograph mounted with title to top and signed by Hadlee to lower border. Sold with a further Hadlee framed item commemorating his 400th Test wicket, again signed by Hadlee. Overall 13"x16.5". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 614:
Lot 614
Press photographs 1940s-1960s. Selection of nine original mono press photographs for the period. Players featured include Hutton, Ikin, May, Compton, Russell, Gill etc. Includes a press photograph of Alan Melville of the South African touring party to England 1949 signing an autograph etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 615:
West Indies 1980s/1990s. Collection of over ninety mono and colour press photographs of West Indies players, managers etc. Players featured include Richards, Richardson, Marshall, Arthurton, Simmons, Hooper, Best, Patterson, etc. The majority 10"x8". Some duplication. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £180
Lot 616:
England 1990s. Collection of over fifty mono press photographs of England players in action. Players featured include Malcolm, R. Smith, Pringle, Russell, Botham, Gooch, Atherton, Fraser, etc. The majority 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
Lot 617:
Lot 617 Lot 617
Australia, New Zealand and South Africa 1990s. Collection of over forty mono press photographs of Australian players in action, eight New Zealand players and two South Africa. Australian players featured are Moody, M. Taylor, P. Taylor, Reid, Matthews, Marsh, McDermott, Witney, Zoehrer, and Rackemann. New Zealand players include Hadlee, Jones, Greatbatch, Rutherford, etc. Also Jimmy Cook of South Africa. The majority 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 618:
Pakistan, India and County cricketers 1980s/1990s. Collection of eighteen mono press photographs of Pakistan players in action, five India players and eighty County players. Pakistan players featured include Imran Khan, Abdul Qadir, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Gehan Mendis etc. India players include Azharuddin, Kapil Dev, Armanath, etc. County players include Morris (Derbyshire), Stephenson, Pritchard, Pringle (Essex), C. Smith (Hampshire), Stewart (Surrey), Reeve, Small, Munton (Warwickshire), Moody, Neale, Rhodes (Worcestershire), Moxon, Metcalfe (Yorkshire). The majority 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 619:
England Test and County players 1970s/1980s. Over fifty mono and colour photographs, the majority by Bob Thomas. Players featured include Sylvester Clarke, Clive Radley, Barry Wood, Alistair Hignell, Brian Hardie, John Abrahams, Derek Underwood, Paddy Clift, Viv Richards, Peter Roebuck, Peter Willey, Jack Richards, Graham Roope etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Bob Thomas official stamp to the majority. Some duplication. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 620:
Test and County players 1970s/1980s. Over sixty mono photographs by Ken Kelly. Players featured include Fred Titmus scoring his first First Class century, Richard Hadlee, Allan Lamb, Derek Underwood, Alan Knott, Bob Willis, Ian Botham, Allan Border, Ricardo Ellcock, Godfrey Evans, Basil D'Oliveira etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Some duplication. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50

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