Cricket Attire

Lot 664:
Lot 664 Lot 664
Surrey C.C.C. County Champions 1957 and 1958. Two large official mono team photographs of the Surrey team, standing and seated in rows, wearing blazers and taken in front of the pavilion at the Oval. The photographs measure approx 12"x9.5". Uniformly framed and glazed in modern frames, overall 17"x14.5". Sold with a similarly framed mono photograph of the 1898 Surrey team and a colour photograph of the Surrey Sunday League Champions 1996, signed to the top border by sixteen players. Limited edition no. 54/100. Fading to signatures. Framed and glazed overall 13.5"x11.5". Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 665:
Lot 665 Lot 665
Surrey C.C.C. Two excellent 'Supplement to Fashion and Sport' of W.W. Read (Surrey & England 1873-1897), 28th August 1890, and J. Shuter (Kent, Surrey & England 1874-1909), 19th June 1890. Both supplements feature a central mono real photograph of the featured player, half length wearing cricket attire, title to lower border with printed facsimile signatures to lower right hand border. Photographs by Franz Baum, Old Bond Street, London. Each page measures 9"x12". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 14.5"x18". Sold with two engravings from The Illustrated Sporting News, one featuring H.H. Stephenson (Surrey & England 1853-1871), 23rd July 1864, and Thomas Lockyer (Surrey & England 1849-1866), 13th August 1864, both shown full length in cricket attire. Also two other engravings, one of Stephenson and Caffyn, Illustrated Sporting News 2nd June 1866, and 'The Surrey County Eleven Cricketers', Illustrated Times, 10th August 1861. All uniformly mounted, framed and glazed, various sizes. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 666:
Lot 666
Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England 1902-1927. Sepia studio photograph of Strudwick wearing M.C.C. cap and blazer. The photograph laid down to original photographers mount and nicely signed in black ink by Strudwick. Photograph by Charles Debenham of West End Lane, London. The photograph measures 4"x5.5" and overall 7"x10". Foxing to mount, the photograph in very good condition. Excellent image
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 667:
Lot 667
'England's Twelve Champion Cricketers photographed on board ship at Liverpool Sep 7, 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 the Nova Scotian at Liverpool on the 7th September 1859. Players include Parr, Caffyn, Wisden, Caesar, J. Lillywhite, Stephenson, Lockyer, Jackson etc. Printed title and players' names to lower border. The photograph by T.H. Hennah of Hennah & Kent, Brighton, published by W.H. Mason and J. Wisden 2nd October 1859, measures approx. 15"x12", attractively mounted in modern mount and frame, overall 22"x19". Some creasing/ tear to lower border not affecting the photograph, minor ink marks to photograph, otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £550
According to the tour manager Fred Lillywhite's account of the ten day voyage, 'the splash and thump of the waves against the sides of the ship, the howling of the wind, the flapping of the sails, and the incessant tramp of feet upon deck, sleep was quite out of the question...'
Lot 668:
Lot 668
Richard Daft's tour to America 1879. Very early and rare original mono photograph of twelve players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, with two officials including J.P. Ford of Nottinghamshire Town Council. Ford had invited Daft, then Captain of Nottinghamshire, to take a team of professionals to tour North America in the autumn of 1879, with both cricket and baseball matches played in Ontario, Detroit, New York, Germantown and Philadelphia. In addition to Daft, Nottinghamshire were represented by Alfred Shaw, John Selby, Arthur Shrewsbury, William Oscroft, William Barnes and Frederick Morley. Five Yorkshire players made up the party, Tom Emmett, George Ulyett, Ephraim Lockwood, William Bates and George Pinder, all of whom are featured in the photograph. The photograph by F. Gutekunst of Philadelphia measures approx 16"x10". Mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 22.5"x16.5". Some surface wear to the photograph, otherwise in very good condition for its age
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £1000
Frederick Gutekunst was possibly the most famous photographer of his day, starting his photography business in Philadelphia in 1856, initially specialising in studio portraits of soldiers during the Civil War

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