Cricket Photographs

Lot 402:
Lot 402
Victor Thomas Trumper. New South Wales & Australia 1894-1914. Excellent photogravure of Australian legend Victor Trumper, 'stepping out to drive', taken from the original action photograph by George William Beldam based on a photograph taken at the Oval during the 1902 tour. Signed to lower border by Victor Trumper in pencil. Published by the Swan Electric Engraving Company on 1st August 1905. Minor foxing to margins otherwise in very good condition. Mounted, framed and glazed in period frame, overall 34"x26". The ultimate iconic image from the golden age of cricket
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £550
Lot 403:
Lot 403
Frank Stanley Jackson. Yorkshire & England 1890-1907. Excellent photogravure of Jackson, former England Captain who played twenty Tests from 1893 to 1905, 'stepping out to drive', taken from the original action photograph by George William Beldam. Signed to lower border by Jackson in pencil. Published by the Swan Electric Engraving Company on 1st September 1905. Light foxing to image and margins otherwise in very good condition. Mounted, framed and glazed in period frame, overall 26"x34". A classic image from the golden age of cricket
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 404:
Lot 404
Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Sussex & England. 1895-1920. Excellent photogravure of Ranjitsinhji in full flight 'dancing down the wicket and about to drive', taken from the original action photograph by George William Beldam. Signed to lower border by both Ranjitsinhji in ink and Beldam in pencil. Published by the Swan Electric Engraving Company on 1st September 1905. Light foxing to image and margins otherwise in very good condition. Mounted, framed and glazed in period frame, overall 34"x26". Another iconic image from the golden age of cricket, and the rarer companion to the Trumper and Jackson images
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £2800
Lot 405:
Lot 405
'W.G. Grace at the Wicket'. Original sepia photogravure, after Archibald Stuart Wortley 1890, of the famous painting of Grace in batting pose at Lord's, which hangs in the Long Room at Lord's. Published by Manson, Swan and Morgan, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1st May 1891, printed in Berlin, with cricket ball remarque to lower border. Signed in pencil to lower border by the subject, W.G. Grace, and by the artist, Wortley and limited to 100 copies. The photogravure attractively mounted, framed and glazed and measures overall 26"x32.5". Good/very good condition. The archetypal portrait of Grace and another iconic image of the golden age of cricket
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £430
A pupil of Sir John Everett Millais, Archibald J. Stuart Wortley (1849-1905) was a portrait and sporting painter of considerable renown. This limited edition photogravure, signed by both the artist and W.G. Grace, is based on an oil painting which was commissioned by the M.C.C. by means of subscriptions in 1888-90, and now hangs in the Long Room. The artist was paid £300. The scene is Lord's Ground with the old tennis court in the background, now the site of the Mound Stand. 'When standing for this picture, W.G. took up his characteristic and delightful pose. The artist hesitated: 'But Dr Grace, would you stand as easily if the game were in a tight place?' he asked. 'Certainly' was the reply, 'because, after all, I should only be facing the next ball'
Lot 406:
Lot 406
Amended description: W.G. Grace. Original sepia photograph of Grace standing in cricket attire, cap and blazer, with two gentlemen named Harnett to either side. Signed by Grace and the two gentlemen. The photograph measures 5.5"x7.75". Framed and glazed, overall 12.5"x14.75". Creasing to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 407:
Lot 407
W.G. Grace. Original sepia studio photograph of Grace, three quarter length seated wearing cricket attire. Boldly signed in black ink to the photograph by Grace. The photograph measures 8.5"x11". Framed and glazed, overall 14.5"x17". Foxing to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £230
Lot 408:
Lot 408
W.G. Grace. 'Cricket Match in aid of St. John's Hospital, Twickenham' 1908. Original sepia photograph of twelve players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps, blazers etc. for the charity match played between XVIII of Twickenham v W. Strutt-Cavell's XII at Twickenham Green, 21st September 1908. The photograph features Grace seated to the centre who captained the Strutt-Cavell team, which featured a strong contingent of former and current Surrey County players including Tom Richardson, Walter Lees, Ernie Hayes, Garnett Goatley, Alan Marshall, W. Davis, G. Ayres, G. Platt etc. Printed title window mounted to top border of mount. The photograph measures 10"x8.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 19"x16". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £190
The result of the match is unknown. An incomplete scorecard records Grace taking five wickets
Lot 409:
Lot 409
Australia tour to England 1896. Early reprint photograph from the original, of a studio portrait of seven members of the Australian touring party in formal attire, taken in Canada. Players featured appear to include Clem Hill, George Giffen, Hugh Trumble, Henry Graham, Albert Trott etc. Wear to top edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £500
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Hastings Cricket Week 1902. Small green album comprising fourteen candid photographs taken at Hastings in 1902, the majority featuring cricketers, some signed, each with handwritten caption below. Photographs include W.G. Grace, Gilbert Jessop, C.B. Fry at Hastings. Also Grace, C.P. McGahey and C.J.B. Wood walking on to the field. A further photograph of Grace, signed by Grace, also E.W. Dillon and J.R. Mason, signed by both etc. Each image measures approx.2.25" square. Handwritten inscription to inside front cover, 'Some "Brownie" Photographs given to Mother on her birthday, by Maurice, during the Hastings Cricket Week 1902'. Front internal hinge broken otherwise in good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £320
Lot 411:
Lot 411
Australia tour to England 1930. Early reprint sepia photograph, taken from the original, of the Orient Line R.M.S. 'Oronsay', the ship that took the touring team back to Australia, leaving Southampton on the 27th September and arrived in Melbourne on the 3rd November 1930. Printed title to lower border with gross tonnage. Signed in ink to the photograph, above and below the image of the ship by sixteen members of the touring party including all fifteen players and the Treasurer, T. Howard. Players' signatures are Woodfull (captain), Richardson, a'Beckett, Wall, Hurwood, Walker, Fairfax, Bradman, Oldfield, Kippax, Ponsford, Jackson, McCabe, Grimmett and Hornibrook. The photograph measures 11"x7". Sold with a small selection of correspondence from the 1980s from a former owner of the photograph to Lord's to establish the date of the tour etc. VG condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £300
Lot 412:
Lot 412
'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: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 413:
Lot 413
'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: £120/160
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 414:
Lot 414
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: £200/300
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 415:
Lot 415
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 416:
Lot 416
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: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 417:
Lot 417
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: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 418:
Lot 418
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 419:
Lot 419
'Australians v North of Scotland, Grant Park, Forres, 14th & 15th September 1934'. Original official mono photograph of the two teams and officials, standing and seated in rows, the players wearing cricket attire including some blazers and caps. Players include Bradman, O'Reilly, Fleetwood-Smith, Ben Barnett, Wall, Kippax, Chipperfield, McCabe etc. The photograph laid down to photographers mount with title printed to lower border. The photograph by B. Wilken of Elgin measures 11.5"x8.5". Framed and glazed in contemporary frame. Overall 17.5"x15.5". Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
The Australians won by an innings and 20 runs. For Australia, O'Reilly took six wickets in the match, Wall five. O'Reilly top scored for Australia with 47. North of Scotland made 49 all out in their first innings, not one batsman got into double figures, Wigram top scored in the second innings batting at number eleven making 28no. Ian Peebles took 5-84 in Australia's only innings
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Don Bradman. Two mono library press photographs of Bradman playing a drive during his record breaking innings of 334, and being caught by wicket keeper Duckworth off Tate, both at Headingley 1930. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 421:
Lot 421
Australia Test cricketers 1950s-2000s. Six copy mono and colour photographs of Australia Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Bill Watson, Beau Casson, Kim Hughes, Ross Edwards, Ian Meckiff and Peter Sleep. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 422:
Lot 422
Australia Test cricketers 1970s-2010s. Five copy mono and colour photographs of Australian Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Graeme Beard, Jim Higgs, Carl Rackemann, John Benaud and Moises Henriques. Also one signed colour copy photograph of John Wright, South Africa. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Don Bradman. Original mono press photograph of Bradman sitting in his garden at his Adelaide home with his young son, John. The photograph, dated 24th July 1942 was issued shortly after Bradman had left the Royal Australian Air Force due to fibrocitis. Sold with a mono press photograph of Bradman's wife, Jessie, and son, John walking to the Adelaide Oval in 1946. Both photographs 8"6", in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 424:
Lot 424
Australia to tour England 1953 'Coronation Tour'. Original large mono photograph of the Australian team being introduced to the Australian Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, at Trent Bridge, for the tour match v Nottinghamshire, 30th May- 1st June 1953. Players featured include Hassett (Captain), Miller, Johnston, Harvey, Davidson, Lindwall etc. 20"x16". Small tear to top edge, minor creasing to extremities, otherwise in good condition. An excellent image
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Prime Minister Menzies attended the Queen's Coronation held on 2nd June 1953 at Westminster Abbey
Lot 425:
Lot 425
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: £100/150
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 426:
Lot 426
John Richard Mason. Kent & England 1893-1914. Excellent large cabinet style photograph of Mason standing full length in cricket attire and blazer. The photograph by Charles S. Harris of Dover, measures 2.75"6.25", laid to decorative photographer's mount, overall 7.5"11.25". Odd minor faults to the mount, the photograph in very good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 427:
Lot 427
George Edward Charles Wood. Cambridge University, Kent & England 1913-1927. Two postcard size original press photographs of Wood, both head and shoulders. One signed in ink by Wood to the photograph, the other date stamped to verso 13th June 1924.
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 428:
Lot 428
Kent C.C.C. 1898. 'The Kent Amateurs'. Excellent original mono photograph of the Kent amateurs, seated and standing in rows in formal attire. Players featured are Bannon, Burnup, Rashleigh, Patterson, Mason, Kemp and Marchant. Approx. 11"x8". Adhesive damage to verso, some creasing to photograph, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a small mono photograph of J.R. Mason seated in front of a pavilion with Sir Arthur Priestly. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 429:
Lot 429
Kent C.C.C. 1902. Excellent original sepia photograph of the Kent team, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers in front of a marquee for the match v Lancashire played at Tonbridge, 16th-18th June 1902. Players featured are Bradley, Mann, Huish, Seymour, Blythe, Knowles, Marchant, Mason, Burnup, Hearne and Hardinge. Approx. 10"x7". Adhesive damage to verso, some creasing to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 430:
Lot 430
Lord Harris (George Robert Canning). Kent & England 1870-1911. Large cabinet style photograph of Harris, half length in formal attire. Signed to lower border of mount 'Harris'. Signature fading. The photograph, 4"x6.5" by Lambert Weston & Son, Folkestone, overall 5"x7.75". Some staining, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 431:
Lot 431
Kent C.C.C. 1884. Original sepia photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire for the match v Sussex played at Hove 3rd-5th July 1884. Players featured are Wootton, H. Hearne, Pentecost, G. Hearne, Gibson, C. Wilson, Lord Harris, Christopherson, Marchant, L. Wilson and F. Hearne. The photograph by E. Hawkins & Co., Brighton measures 10.5"x8.5", laid to photographer's mount with printed title and players' name to lower border, overall 12"x10". The photograph slightly faded, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 432:
Lot 432
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 - cricket
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 433:
Lot 433
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: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
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 434:
Lot 434
Percy Holmes. Yorkshire & England 1913-1933. Original sepia photograph of Holmes walking out to bat. Nicely signed in black ink to lower left corner by Holmes. The photograph by A. Robinson of Sheffield measures 3"x8", laid to photographer's mount, overall 4.5"x10". Some staining to mount, the photograph in good condition. Sold with an original mono photograph of Herbert Sutcliffe playing a forward defensive shot in the nets, with a dedication in ink, 'To William Harrison. A souvenir of [???] for your great friendship from Herbert Sutcliffe'. Dated 30th November 1936[?]. Framed overall 12"x10". Water damage to lower left corner, otherwise in good condition. Also a menu for the 'Dinner given by Mr. William Harrison, LL.D. in honour of the Yorkshire County Cricket Team and The Settle Cricket Team', held at the Royal Oak Hotel, Settle, 23rd April 1960. Signed in ink by twenty one attendees. Player's signatures include Vic Wilson (Captain), Doug Padgett, Ray Illingworth, Brian Close, Mel Ryan, Jack Birkenshaw, Herbert Sutcliffe etc. William Harrison's own copy. Water damage and ageing, otherwise in fair condition. Also a mono photograph of a youthfull Geoffrey Boycott in cricket attire seated in front of a pavilion beside a gentleman wearing a bowler hat (possibly Harrions) etc. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £40
It is assumed that William Harrison was a benefactor who had connections with Yorkshire and Surrey
Lot 435:
Lot 435
Middlesex v Yorkshire 1937. Original mono photograph of the teams, seated and standing in rows wearing blazers in front of the pavilion at The Oval with spectators in the background, for the match played 11th-14th September 1937. Signed in ink to the photograph by twenty two players. Middlesex signatures include Price, Edrich, Hendren, Robins, Owen-Smith, Gray, Smith etc. Yorkshire signatures include Hutton, Leyland, Yardley, Sellars, Sutcliffe, Smailes, Bowes etc. Additionally signed in ink to verso by five players including Owen-Smith, Sutcliffe, Swailes etc. 8.5"x6.5". Minor creasing to lower right corner, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Yorkshire won the match by an innings and 115 runs, Hutton scoring 121 in Yorkshire's only innings, and Verity taking ten wickets in the match
Lot 436:
Lot 436
Leonard Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Original mono press photograph of Hutton in batting action. The photograph was taken on the day he broke the record for an English batsman, ending the second day with 300no against Australia in the fifth Test, 22nd August 1938, before reaching 364 the following day. 6.25"x8". Signed in ink by Hutton to the photograph. Pin holes to corners, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Len Hutton', J.M. Kilburn, Pitkin Pictorials. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 437:
Lot 437
Yorkshire C.C.C. 'Winners of the County Championship 1933'. Official mono photograph of the Yorkshire team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Players' include Sellers (Captain), Sutcliffe, Holmes, Macauley, Leyland, Bowes, Verity, Mitchell, Barber etc. The photograph by Walter Scott, Bradford, measures 10.5"x10". Laid to photographer's mount, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x14.5". Excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 438:
Lot 438
Scarborough Festival 1927. Two original mono photographs of teams lined up in front of the pavilion. One appears to be the M.C.C. South African touring team for the match v C.I. Thonrton's XI, 7th-9th September 1927. Players include Sutcliffe, Astill, Staples, Hammond etc. The other would appear to be the M.C.C. team v Yorkshire, 31st August- 2nd September 1927. Each photograph framed and glazed, approx 9.5"x6". Some staining to both photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 439:
Lot 439
T.N. Pearce's XI v South Africa 1951. Original mono photograph of T.N. Pearce's XI lined up in cricket attire on the pitch with a large crowd in the background for the match played at Scarborough, 8th-11th September 1951. Players featured are Pritchard, Walsh, Evans, Hutton, W. Edrich, Yardley, Brown, Simpson, Bailey, A. Bedser and Graveney. The photograph by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. 10.75"x5.5". An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
T.N. Pearce's XI won the match by nine runs
Lot 440:
Lot 440
M.C.C. v Yorkshire 1929. Original sepia photograph of the M.C.C. team lined up in cricket attire on the pitch with the pavilion in the background for the match played at Scarborough, 11th-13th September 1929. Players featured are Dawson, Stevens, Duleepsinhji, Douglas, Haig, Jupp, Enthoven, Astill, Gilligan, Leveson-Gower and Bowes. The photograph by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. 10.5"x5.25". Minor silvering, otherwise a good image in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Yorkshire won the match by four wickets. Top scorer in the match was Duleepsinhji who made 167no in M.C.C.'s second innings
Lot 441:
Lot 441
John Thomas Rawlin. Yorkshire & Middlesex 1880-1909. Original sepia photograph of Rawlin standing in front of the pavilion at Lord's(?), three quarter length wearing cricket attire. The photograph by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside, London, is in the style of those reproduced in 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds' edited by C.W. Alcock. Laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed, overall 11"x8.25". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 442:
Lot 442
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: unsold
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 443:
Lot 443
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1948/49. Official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring party, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire. Nicely signed in ink to the lower border by all nineteen players and officials. Players' signatures include Mann (Captain), Hutton, Compton, Palmer, Jenkins, Gladwin, A. Bedser, Washbrook, Tremlett, Young etc. Printed title to top border of mount. The photograph measures 11.5"x9.25". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x16.5". Minor foxing to mount, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 444:
Lot 444
Tom Richardson, Surrey & England 1892-1904. Original sepia photograph of Richardson in bowling pose. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount. Photograph by E. Hawkins of Brighton. The photograph measures 9.5"x11.75". Overall 13"x15.25". Some age toning and foxing to mount and photograph otherwise in good condition. Mount laid down to conservation board. Ex Hastings C.C. collection
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Tom Richardson was regarded as the greatest English fast bowler of his generation. He took over 2000 wickets in first class cricket with a best of 10-45 v Essex in 1894. He died of congestion of the brain in 1912
Lot 445:
Lot 445
Thomas Walter Hayward. Surrey & England 1893-1914. Excellent sepia cabinet card photograph of Hayward, head and shoulders in formal attire. Nicely signed in black ink by Hayward. Paul C. Poulsen, Brisbane. Minor foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 446:
Lot 446
Surrey C.C.C. c1920s. Two mono candid photographs of Peach at Horsham and Ducat at Hastings. Both photographs laid to trimmed album pages, each signed in ink to photograph by the featured player. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 447:
Lot 447
Edward William John Brooks. Surrey 1925-1939. Mono postcard size press photograph of Brooks, head and shoulders in blazer. Also a small mono real photograph of Brooks in wicket keeping action. Both photographs nicely signed in black ink by Brooks. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 448:
Lot 448
Surrey C.C.C. Two mono postcard size press photographs, one of J.W. Hitch in bowling pose, the other R.G. Gregory, head and shoulders in blazer. Also a colour postcard of Jack Crawford in bowling pose. Each postcard signed by the featured player. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 449:
Lot 449
Surrey C.C.C. 1901. Original sepia photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Players featured include Abel, Hayward, Jephson, Leveson-Gower, Crawford, Stedman, Lockwood etc. The photograph measures 8.5"x8", laid to official photographer's mount, printed players's names and title to lower border. Signed in ink to top border of mount by Bobby Abel. Overall 11"x10". Foxing to mount, the photograph in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £220
Lot 450:
Lot 450
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: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 451:
Lot 451
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1936. Official mono photograph of the Nottinghamshire team and scorer seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Players featured include Lamb (Captain), Northway, Mathews, James, Vann, Perkins, Clark, Partridge etc. Hand printed titles and players' names to borders. The photograph by Albert WIlkes & Son, West Bromwich, laid to photographer's mount, measures 14.75"x11.25". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 24.5"x19". Odd worm holes, otherwise in good condition. An excellent image
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 452:
Lot 452
Charles William Wright. Cambridge University, Nottinghamshire & England 1882-1899. Original sepia photograph of Wright standing in front of the pavilion at Lord's(?), three quarter length wearing cricket attire, leaning on a bat. The photograph by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside, London, is in the style of those reproduced in 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds' edited by C.W. Alcock. Laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed, overall 11"x9". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 453:
Lot 453 Lot 453
Warwickshire C.C.C. 1930s/1940s. Two mono press photographs, one of six Warwickshire players standing in front of the pavilion, probably Edgbaston. Players featured are Smith, Quaife, Calthorpe, Parsons, Bates and Howell. The other of Arthur Croom and Norman Kilner walking out to bat. Both photographs approx. 8"x6". Sold with two smaller press photographs of Smith, Bates and Croom, and Parsons in batting action. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 454:
Lot 454
William George Quaife. Warwickshire, London County & England 1894-1928. Original sepia photograph of 'Tiger' Jim Smith, Willie Quaife and Jack Parsons, standing on the outfield at Edgbaston for the match v Derbyshire, 4th-7th August 1928, Quaife's last first class match. Quaife and Parsons in batting attire. Handwritten inscription in ink to verso, 'Tiger Smith, Billie Quaife & Self [Parsons]. Billie Quaife's last County Match'. Signed by Parsons. 9"x7.5". Crease to lower right corner and top edge, stain to lower part of photograph otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
At the age of 56 Quaife was asked to retire by the Warwickshire committee. Quaife requested a benefit match and played in the match v Derbyshire, his only first-class match in 1928, in which he scored 115 runs and Parsons 114 in Warwickshire's 564-7 declared, their highest single innings total of the season
Lot 455:
Lot 455
Warwickshire C.C.C. 1930. Excellent original sepia photograph of the Warwickshire team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire for Leonard Bates' benefit match, Warwickshire v Lancashire, Edgbaston, 5th-8th July 1930. Players featured are Croom, Mayer, Sanders, Santall, Smart, Kilner, Smith, Wyatt, Bates, Calthorpe and Parsons. The photograph by A. Wilkes, West Bromwich, is laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed. Overall 12.5"x9.5". Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 456:
Lot 456
Somerset C.C.C. 1964. Mono photograph of the 1964 Somerset team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Thirteen signatures in ink to the photographs, and one on piece stapled to the photograph. Signatures include Stephenson (Captain), Alley, Langford, Wight, Atkinson, Greetham, Kitchen, Roe, Virgin, Palmer etc. Framed and glazed overall 12.75"10.5". Sold with a similar photograph of the 1970 Somerset team with twelve signatures, including Virgin, Langford, Burgess, Robinson, Taylor, Clarkson etc. The photograph, 10"x8", has been stapled to a mount, the top corners trimmed. Qty 2 G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 457:
Lot 457
Somerset C.C.C. 1938-1993. Selection of mono and one colour team photographs of Somerset teams for the period. The majority annotated with the year, players names, the ground at which they were taken and some with annotations to verso relating to the match. Seasons are 1938, 1949 (3), 1951 (2), 1952, 1953, 1955, 1960, 1968, 1971, 1977, 1979 and 1993. Earlier players featured include Longrigg, Lyon, Wellard, Gimblett, Luckes, Buse, Tremlett, Hazell, Woodhouse, Parks, Rogers etc. All framed and glazed, various sizes approx. 11"x9". Qty 14 G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 458:
Lot 458
Essex C.C.C. 1960s-1990s. Mono press photograph of Keith Fletcher, Ken Shuttleworth and Ray Illingworth relaxing by a swimming pool during the 1970/71 tour to Australia. 10"x8". Five mono press photographs of Essex players, each head and shoulders in cricket attire. Players are Paddy Phelan, Ken Preston (2), Colin Hilton (2). 8.5"x6.5" and smaller. Also nine colour photographs of Essex players taken in 1994, each signed by the featured player, including Keith Fletcher, Trevor Bailey, Derek Pringle, Peter Such, Nasser Hussain, Doug Insole etc. All 8"x6". Also four larger signed colour press photographs of players in action including Nasser Hussain, Graham Gooch, Neil Foster and Peter Such. Each 8"x10". Sold with a selection of five autograph sheets, 1980s/1990s, and a Stuart Turner benefit brochure for 1979 signed to pen pictures by the twelve featured players including Turner, Fletcher, McEwan, Lever, Denness, Gooch, Pont etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 459:
Lot 459
Sussex C.C.C. 1960. Official mono photograph of the team, standing and seated in rows, wearing blazers. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border 'Sussex County Cricket Club 1960', exquisitely hand drawn in blue, gold and white ink with Sussex emblem of the six martlets to centre in shield. Players names handwritten in blue to lower border of mount. Players include Dexter (Captain), Nawab of Pataudi, Oakman, Doggart, Thomson, Bell, Parks, Buss, James etc. The photograph, by Stearn's of Cambridge, measures 11.5"x9.5" and overall 18"x15.5". This was Hubert Doggart's photograph with Mrs Doggart's name to verso. Minor marks to mount otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 460:
Lot 460
Sir Charles Aubrey Smith. Original mono press photograph of Aubrey Smith in later years, dressed in striped blazer seated by a window. Nicely signed in white ink by Smith. 7.75"x10". Small loss to one corner and nick to left edge, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Aubrey Smith played for England and Sussex and captained them in 1887 and 1888. He also captained the Shaw & Shrewsbury team to Australia in 1887/88. He gained fame in the 1930/40' s as an actor based in Hollywood and appeared in numerous films. He died in 1948.Neville Cardus described Aubrey Smith as 'the greatest actor-cricketer in the game's history'
Lot 461:
Lot 461
South Africa Test Cricketers 1930s-1960s. Seventeen mono postcards size photographs of South African players, each signed to the face by the featured player. Photographs include one mono press photograph of Jack Cheetham. The remainder are copy photographs including Neil Adcock, Bruce Mitchell, Tuppy Owen-Smith, Athol Rowan, Hugh Tayfield, Clive van Ryneveld, John Waite etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 462:
Lot 462 Lot 462
Cricket photographs 1930s. Collection of four original mono press photographs including Australia batting v England, Old Trafford 1934, C.J. Barnett (Gloucestershire & England) demonstrating a back stroke, R.E. Hitchcock (Warwickshire) etc. Sold with two candid photographs of Vallance Jupp (Northamptonshire & England) and G.E. Gomez (West Indies). Also an official mono photograph of the West Indies touring party to England 1976 etc. Qty 10. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 463:
Lot 463
Don Bradman. Two mono magazine photograph cuttings of Bradman, one head and shoulders, the other batting in the nets. Both photographs signed by Bradman in later years, each laid to card, overall approx. 5.5"x7" G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 464:
Lot 464
Test and county cricketers 1980s/1990s. Collection of mono press photographs. Players featured include Paul Downton (Middlesex), Phil DeFreitas (England v New Zealand 1990), Allan Lamb (England v Pakistan 1987), Gehan Mendis (Lancashire 1987), Derek Pringle (Essex 1990), Mark Benson (Kent 1990) etc. Photographers include Bob Thomas, Phil Cole, Rob Gallagher etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 21. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 465:
Lot 465
Test and county cricketers 1980s/1990s. Collection of mono press photographs of players, the majority in action. Players featured include two of Ian Botham undergoing medical tests, Graeme Fowler, Tim Robinson, David Gower, M.J.K. Smith, Ricardo Ellcock, Graham Dilley, Mike Hendrick etc. 'Ken Kelly' official stamp to verso of some photographs. 12"x9.5" and smaller. Qty 37. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold

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