Cricket Paintings And Prints

Lot 730:
Lot 730
India Test cricketers 1950s-1980s. Ten colour and mono copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Venkataraghavan, Madan Lal, Engineer, Wadekar, Prasanna, Bandari etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
Lot 731:
Lot 731
Australia Test cricketers 1970s-2010s. Eighteen colour and mono copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Gilchrist, Langer, Moody, Boon, Voges, B. Hogg, S. Marsh, Handscomb, Finch etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 732:
Lot 732
W.G. Grace. W. Strutt-Cavell's XI v XVIII of Twickenham' 1900. Original sepia photograph of twelve players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps, blazers etc. for the charity match played in aid of St. John's Hospital, Twickenham at Twickenham Green, 17th September 1900. The photograph features Grace, seated to the centre, who captained the Strutt-Cavell team, also Gilbert Jessop (Gloucestershire), Tom Richardson (Surrey), Bernard Bosanquet (Middlesex) and W.G. Grace Junior. The photograph measures 11.75"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount with printed titles to borders. Framed and glazed, overall 18.5"x14.5". Slight fading to the photograph, some damage to the mount, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
In a high scoring match, W. Strutt-Cavell's XI scored 332 to Twickenham's 209 to win by 123 runs
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Blackheath Cricket Club 1910. Official mono photograph of the Blackheath C.C. team, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion, wearing an assortment of blazers. Notable Kent players featured include R.N.R. Blaker and J.R. Mason, also J. Shuter (Surrey) and H.S. Bompass (Cambridge University & London County). The photograph by Wayland of Blackheath measures approx. 11.5"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders, overall 18"x14". Some silvering to photograph and foxing to mount, otherwise in good condition. Nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 734:
Lot 734
Blackheath Cricket Club 1920. Official mono photograph of the Blackheath C.C. team, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion, wearing an assortment of blazers. Notable Kent players featured include R.N.R. Blaker, J.R. Mason, A.P. Day and B.S. Cumberlege. The photograph by Wayland of Blackheath measures approx. 11.25"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders, overall 18"x14". Some silvering to photograph, foxing and slight wear to mount, otherwise in good condition. Nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 735:
Lot 735
'M. Christopherson's XI v. West Kent Wanderers' XV' 1921. Official black and white photograph of the players and umpires, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. The match was played at Rectory Field, Blackheath, 9th June 1921, 'in aid of Blackheath and Charlton Hospital'. Players featured include some notable County players of the period, including F.D. Browne, W.M. Bradley, A.P. Day, S. Christopherson (Kent), R.B. Airey (Hampshire) and F. Mitchell (Yorkshire). Printed title to top border and players named to lower border of mount. The photograph by Alhambra Studios, London, measures 11.5"x9.5" and is laid down to official photographers mount, overall 20"x15.5". Minor ageing to mount, otherwise in very good condition. Excellent image
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 736:
Lot 736
'Malcolm Christopherson's XII v. West Kent Wanderers' XVI' 1924. Official black and white photograph of the players and umpires, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. The match was played at Rectory Field, Blackheath, 19th June 1924, 'in aid of the Blackheath and Charlton Hospital'. Players featured include some notable County players of the period, W.M. Bradley, A.P. Day and F.D. Browne (Kent), D.H. Butcher (Surrey), L.S. Powys-Maurice (Northamptonshire) and F.H. Gillingham (Essex). Printed title to top border and players named to lower border of mount. The photograph by Wayland of Blackheath, measures 11.25"x9" and is laid down to official photographers mount, overall 18"x14". Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 737:
Lot 737
Early tour photographs. Three copy photographs of W.G. Grace's team to Australia 1873/74, and two of the Aboriginal Team's last match before leaving for England, v an Army and Navy tea at the Albert Ground in 1868. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 738:
Lot 738
'M.C.C. Australian Tour 1928-29'. Large official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring team to Australia, seated and standing in rows, wearing tour blazers. The photograph laid down to photographers mount with title to top border. Signed to lower border in black ink by seventeen members of the touring party. Signatures are Percy Chapman (Captain), Toone (Manager) White, Jardine, Hobbs, Ames, Leyland, Larwood, Duckworth, Mead, Tate, Freeman, Hammond, Geary, Hendren, Sutcliffe, Tyldesley and White. Lacking the signature of Staples who is featured in the photograph having been taken ill on arrival in Australia and was sent home early in the tour. The photograph measures 14.75"x11.75", laid to photographer's mount, overall 24"x18.75". Minor surface marks to image and signatures showing some signs of fading, although all legible otherwise. Some wear and staining to mount, otherwise in good condition. A good image
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £400
England won the series by four Tests to one
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England, 1907-1937. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Original oval cameo studio photograph of Patsy Hendren, head and shoulders in suit and tie taken on the M.C.C. tour whilst in Adelaide. The photograph laid down to photographers mount and inscribed in ink to Hart from 'E. Patsy Hendren'. Photograph by Crown Studios, Adelaide. The photograph measures 3.5"x5.25" and overall with studio mount 6"x8". Minor wear to mount and slight fading to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 740:
Lot 740
England v India 1946. Excellent original official mono photograph of the England team standing and seated in rows wearing cricket attire for the third Test, The Oval 17th-20th August 1946. Players are Hammond (Captain), Hutton, Washbrook, Fishlock, Compton, Hammond, Edrich, Langridge, Smith, Evans, Bedser and Gover. The photograph laid down to photographers mount measures 11.25"x9.5". Framed and glazed, overall 17"x15.5". Minor creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
The third and final Test of the series was drawn with no play possible on the final day. England won the series 1-0
Lot 741:
Lot 741
Frank Stanley Jackson. Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1890-1907. Excellent original mono press photograph of Jackson in later years, head and shoulders wearing a suit and tie. 8"x6". Odd minor surface marks, otherwise in very good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Jackson served as a Member of Parliament and later served as Governor of Bengal where he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt
Lot 742:
Lot 742
Herbert Sutcliffe and Bob Wyatt 1935. Original mono press photograph of Sutcliffe and Wyatt walking out to bat at Trent Bridge for England v South Africa, 15th-18th June 1935. Signed in ink to the photograph by Sutcliffe and Wyatt. 8"x6". Fading to the Wyatt signature, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
The rain affected first Test was drawn. Wyatt top scored for England in their only innings scoring 149 runs
Lot 743:
Lot 743 Lot 743 Lot 743
Australia tour to England 1956. 'Visit of the Australian Touring Team to British Timken Limited, Duston, Northampton, England, June 13th 1956'. Red album comprising eighteen mono photographs of players and officials at dinners, giving speeches, signing for autographs etc. Players featured include Lyndsay Hassett, Neil Harvey, Keith Miller etc. Three Northamptonshire players are also represented, Freddie Brown, Jock Livingston and Frank Tyson. Each photograph measures approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 744:
Lot 744
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1938/39. Original sepia press photograph of the Western Province Country XI walking on to the field for the first match of the M.C.C. tour played at Cape Town, 8th-9th November 1938. 10"x8" in good condition. M.C.C. won the match by an innings and 342 runs, Eddie Paynter scoring 193 and Walter Hammond 106. Sold with an excellent official mono photograph of the 'Natal Cricket Team, Joint Winners, Currie Cup, 1937-38'. Printed titles and players names to mount borders. Notable players include W. Wade, Dalton, Harvey (Captain), Nourse etc. The photograph measures 10"x8", overall 13.25"x11.25". G/VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 745:
Lot 745
M.C.C. tour to Australia and New Zealand 1935/36. Original mono press photograph of members of the M.C.C. touring party on a sightseeing trip watching Maori children bathing in a pool at Rotorua, shortly after the last match of the tour. The photograph, dated 6th April 1936, measure 10"x8". A good image. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £100
Lot 746:
Lot 746
South Africa. A selection of photographs and one letter relating to South Africa cricket. Photographs include a mono press photograph of H.F. Wade, captain of the 1935 South Africa touring party shaking hands with R.J. Williams when departing from Southampton on the R.M.S. Windsor Castle at the end of the 1935 tour. Williams remained in London. 8"x10". Other press photographs include Dudley Nourse in batting action, Ken 'Bally' Balaskas holding a cricket ball, with a handwritten letter from Balaskas writing about the recent death of his wife, signed 'Bally' etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 747:
Lot 747
Jack Ryder and Tim Wall. Australia. Two good mono press photographs, one of Ryder, the other of Wall, both head and shoulders in cricket attire. The Ryder photograph date stamped to verso 1st April 1925, the Wall photograph hand dated to verso '1930'. Both photographs approx. 4.5"x6.5". Sold with a small mono photograph of Ross Gregory. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 748:
Lot 748
Nawab of Pataudi. Oxford University, Patiala, Worcestershire, England & India (1928-1946). Original mono press photograph of Pataudi in classic batting pose. 4"x6". Adhesive marks to verso otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 749:
Lot 749
Cyril Frederick Walters. Glamorgan, Worcestershire & England 1923-1935. Original sepia postcard size photograph of Walters, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Publisher unknown. Nicely signed in ink to photograph by Walters. A nice image. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 750:
Lot 750
Cyril Frederick Walters. Glamorgan, Worcestershire & England 1923-1935. Original sepia postcard size photograph of Walters, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Date stamped to verso 1935. Nicely signed in ink to photograph by Walters. A nice image. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £110
Lot 751:
Lot 751
Worcestershire C.C.C. 1920s. Six mono press photographs of Worcestershire players. Photographs are of S.H. Martin (signed by Martin), H. Gibbons, C. Tarbox, C. Ponsonby, F. Root, all head and shoulders, and L. Wright walking out to bat. Also a mono postcard size photograph of B.W. Quaife by A. Wilkes & Son, dated 1937. A candid photograph of F. Root seated with Maurice Leyland, the photograph signed by Root, the signature faded but legible. Also two small candid photographs of the Worcestershire ground in 1927, one with a corner trimmed. Qty 10. Various sizes, 5"x6" and smaller. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 752:
Lot 752
Sir Julian Cahn's XI team photographs c1930s. Two original mono photographs of teams and officials, both featuring Julian Cahn's XI and opposition seated and standing in rows wearing blazers and cricket attire in front of the pavilion. Matches and photographers unknown. 11.5"x9" and 13.5"x10". Some wear and faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 753:
Lot 753
'England Tour of West Indies 1990'. Official colour photograph of the England squad, sitting and standing in rows, wearing touring blazers with inset of Chris Lewis. The photograph mounted and signed in pencil to borders by all twenty two members of the touring party. Signatures include Gooch, Lamb, De Freitas, Hemmings, Larkins, Russell, Fraser, Stewart, Hussain etc. Mount stamped 'Brooks - La Touche Photography'. Framed and glazed overall approx 17"x16". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 754:
Lot 754
Yorkshire C.C.C. c1996. Official colour photograph of the Yorkshire players and officials seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, fully signed in ink to the mount. Twenty five signatures including Byas (Captain), Moxon, Hoggard, Gough, Padgett, Sidebottom, Ward, White etc. Framed and glazed overall 19"x15". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 755:
Lot 755
West Indies tour to England 1966. Four original mono press photographs taken during the third Test, Trent Bridge, July 1966. Photographs are Colin Milburn congratulating Basil Butcher scoring a double century at Trent Bridge, two of Colin Cowdrey taking a catch at gully to dismiss Rohan Kanhai, and Tom Graveney taking a catch to dismiss Conrad Hunte. 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 756:
Lot 756 Lot 756
William Roy Genders. Derbyshire, Worcestershire & Somerset 1946-1949. Original mono photograph of the Roy Genders XI team for the charity match v Sheffield Collegiate, Abbeydale Park, 6th August 1942. The players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire include Learie Constantine and Manny Martindale of West Indies, also Genders (Captain), J. White, W. Andrews, J. Lawrence (Somerset) and W. Keeton (Nottinghamshire). Sold with an official admission ticket for the match. Also two other mono photographs apparently from the same match, one of Genders with Martindale and two others. Sold with a mono place back real photograph postcard of an unknown team, with Genders seated to centre. Some wear to the photographs, generally good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Roy Genders XI won the match by eight wickets, Constantine top scoring in the match with 68 runs
Lot 757:
Lot 757 Lot 757
J.W.H.T. Douglas XI in Scotland 1922. Two large original sepia photographs of action during the match West of Scotland v J.W.H.T. Douglas XII, Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, 8th-10th July 1922. One photograph embossed 'Copyright. The Bulletin. Both photographs measure approx. 10"x6.5" and are laid to large album pages. Douglas' XII won by 290 runs and featured prominent players including Hobbs, Russell, Hearne, Gunn, Sandham, Hendren, Jupp, Hitch, Strudwick etc. Ageing and wear, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 758:
Lot 758
Gentlemen v Players, Scarborough 1956. Large original Walkers photograph of the Players team in front of the pavilion at Scarborough for the match played 1st-4th September 1956. Players include T. Graveney, D Compton, G. Evans, J. Wardle, F. Tyson, A. Moss, D.Shepherd etc. Walker Studios stamp to verso. 10.5"x5.25". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Players won by 7 wickets
Lot 759:
Lot 759 Lot 759
England v Australia 1934. Four original mono press photographs of action from the Third Test match, Old Trafford, 6th-10th July 1934. Photographs feature Brown playing a shot through the ships, Woodfull playing a shot to leg, Walters and Sutcliffe walking out to bat for England, and Ames playing a shot off Wall. Various sizes, approx 12"x7" and smaller. Some faults and pin holes, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £240
Lot 760:
Lot 760
Yorkshire at Scarborough 1933. Original mono photograph of the Yorkshire team standing in cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough, possibly for the match v Glamorgan. Players featured include Rhodes, Macauley, Holmes, Sutcliffe, Mitchell, Sellers, Leyland, Verity, Bowes etc. The photograph measures 5"x3.25", laid to card. Possibly by Walkers Studio. Sold with two postcards of the 1935 and 1938 Yorkshire teams. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 761:
Lot 761
James Seymour. London County & Kent 1900-1926. Mono cabinet card style photograph of Seymour in batting pose. Photographer unknown. 4.75"x6.5". Wear and rounding to corners of mount, the photograph in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 762:
Lot 762
New Zealand 1980s. Five mono press photographs and two colour cuttings of New Zealand Test players, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Bruce Edgar, Jeff Crowe, Glenn Turner (two), John Bracewell, Martin Crowe and Richard Hadlee. Each measures approx. 8"x10". Sold with a further fourteen unsigned mono press photographs including Howarth, Coney, Sneddon, Edgar, J. Crowe, M. Crowe etc. Various sizes, 8"x10" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 763:
Lot 763
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864-1878. Set of facsimile editions printed by Billing & Sons Ltd, London 1960. Original wrappers. Bound in old style mustard brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Minor soiling to page block edge otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 15
Estimate: £280/350
Hammer price: £250
Lot 764:
Lot 764
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1871. Eighth edition. Bound in dark brown board, lacking original paper wrappers, with titles in gilt to spine, red speckled page block edges. Very good clean condition. Pages checked, complete. A rare early edition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £850
Lot 765:
Lot 765
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1879. 16th edition. Bound in dark brown boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine. Browning and darkening to front of title page and page 240 otherwise in very good condition. Pages checked, lacking rear advertisement pages otherwise complete
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £280
Lot 766:
Lot 766
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1880. 17th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Minor loss to the corners of the front wrapper, some minor staining to front and rear wrappers, damage and loss to top and bottom of rear wrapper border otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £300
Lot 767:
Lot 767
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1881. 18th edition. Original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, contents becoming loose and some loss to spine paper. Cleanly detached rear wrapper, some loss to rear wrapper corners and extremities, front wrapper, first advertising page and title page cleanly detached. Some general age toning to wrappers and some staining to edge of front wrapper otherwise in generally good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £400
Lot 768:
Lot 768
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1882. 19th edition. Bound in dark green quarter leather boards, lacking original paper wrappers, with gilt titles to spine, marbled page block edges. Lacking front and rear advertising pages otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 769:
Lot 769
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1883. 20th edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to spine. Some loss to rear corner of front wrapper, also minor loss to wrapper extremity, minor age toning to wrappers, further odd minor faults otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 770:
Lot 770
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers. Some loss to head and base of spine paper, '1883' marked to spine paper in ink, very minor loss to lower corner of front wrapper otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 771:
Lot 771
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1885. 22nd edition. Original paper wrappers, bound in dark brown boards, with titles in gilt to front board and spine. Very minor soiling to wrappers otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: unsold

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