Cricket Photographs

Lot 755:
Lot 755
Maurice Allom, Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1926-1938. Six official mono photographs of teams in which Allom played 1925-1931. Matches include Quidnuncs v United Services 1928, Quidnuncs v Royal Navy & Royal Marines, Portsmouth, 1931 (two different photographs). Also Perambulators v Etceteras 1925 and 1926, and Cambridge University Seniors Match 1927. Other notable players featured include Christopherson (Kent), Human (Middlesex), Hazlerigg (Leicestershire), Longrigg (Somerset), Palmer (Hampshire), Webster (Middlesex) etc. The photograph in or laid down to original mounts with printed and handwritten titles. Various sizes, the majority in large format. Some faults to some mounts, the photographs in good/ very good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 756:
Lot 756
Maurice Allom, Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1926-1938. M.C.C. tour to Australia & New Zealand 1929/30. Eight original mono photographs from the tour on which Maurice Allom was a member. Photographs include the team on board ship with five of the ship's officers, matches in progress at Wellington and Christchurch with nice views of the surrounding scenery etc. Also a view of the scoreboard at Sydney above the famous Sydney Hill. The scoreboard shows New South Wales' first innings total of 629 (Bradman 157, Kippax 108 and Allsop 117) and M.C.C. 361-4 (Woolley 175no). The photograph of the match at Christchurch shows the scoreboard for the tour match, Canterbury v M.C.C., M.C.C. having scored 249 in their first innings, and Canterbury's score at 130-7, a batsman walking off having just been dismissed. Sold with two further mono press photographs, both featuring Allom fielding and catching at gully, one off the batting of Duleepsinghji, Surrey v Sussex 1931. The photographs in or laid to original mounts, some with printed titles. Various sizes, the majority in large format. Some faults to some mounts, the photographs in good condition. Qty 10
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £220
The winter of 1929/30 was unusual in that the M.C.C. took two separate tours, to Australia and New Zealand on which Allom played, and to West Indies. No Test matches were played on the Australian leg, but M.C.C. played a four match series in New Zealand, marking New Zealand's debut in Test cricket. Allom made his debut in the first Test and distinguished himself by taking a hat-trick and four wickets in five balls, the first debutant so to do. M.C.C. won the series 1-0 with three matches drawn.
Lot 757:
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Maurice Allom, Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1926-1938. M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1930/31. Nine original mono photographs from the tour on which Maurice Allom was a member. Some excellent large photographs include Percy Chapman and Hubert Deane, captains of M.C.C. and South Africa, standing at the back of the pavilion in cricket attire for the second Test at Cape Town. Also Mitchell (123) and Siedle (141) for South Africa walking off the pitch, and Wyatt and Hammond walking out to bat in the same match. Other photographs include the touring party on board ship wearing cricket attire in informal pose, a photograph of the team posing in the 'Rickshaw Group' in Durban seated in rickshaws with local tribesmen in traditional costumes, and two pairs of photographs for the tour match v Bloemfontein. The photographs in or laid to original mounts, some with printed titles. Various sizes, the majority in large format. Some faults to some mounts, the photographs in good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £380
Allom played in only one match in the five match Test series, which South Africa won 1-0 with four matches drawn
Lot 758:
Lot 758
Yorkshire C.C.C. c1901. Excellent original sepia photograph of the Yorkshire team, seated and standing in rows, wearing blazers and all with Yorkshire caps. The photograph by Durhams Ltd. of Leeds measures 11.25"x8.75", laid to official photographer's mount with players' names printed on a label laid down to lower border. Framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 19.5"x16.25". Slight foxing to mount, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 759:
Lot 759
North v South 1890. Excellent original sepia photograph of the South team, standing and seated in rows, wearing caps and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount. Players include W.G. Grace, Abel, Stoddart, Lohmann, Quaife, Read, Pigg, Page etc. The photograph measures approx 12"x 10". Overall 15.75"x13.25". The photograph by George W. Bradshaw of Hastings. Rare. Good condition. Formerly sold by Knights as part of the Hastings cricket collection
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £200
The South won by nine runs. For the South, Read top scored with 94 & 52, Abel 36 & 22, Lohmann 40 and Lohmann took nine wickets in the match
Lot 760:
Lot 760
North v South 1890. Original sepia photograph of the North team, standing and seated in rows, wearing blazers, caps and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount. Players include Gunn, Peel, Spofforth, Ulyett, Sugg, Ward, Briggs, Sherwin etc. The photograph measures approx 12"x 10". Overall 15.75"x13.25". Photograph by George W. Bradshaw of Hastings. Rare. Good condition. Formerly sold by Knights as part of the Hastings cricket collection
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £200
The South won by nine runs. For the North, Ward top scored with 27 & 41, both not out, Gunn 37 & 40 and Peel took eight wickets in the match
Lot 761:
Lot 761
The Australians 1884. Original sepia photograph of the Australian team who played Lord Sheffield's Eleven at Sheffield Park, 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 include Bonnor, Giffen, Spofforth, Blackham, Murdoch, Bannerman, Boyle, Scott, Palmer etc. The photograph measures approx 11.5"x 9.25". Overall 18.75"x15". Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co of Brighton. An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £420
The Australians won the match by an innings and six runs. Giffen and Palmer both took ten wickets in the match, Grace made 1 & 30 in his two innings, but took 6-72 in the Australians only innings. For Australia, Bannerman made 94, Blackham 31
Lot 762:
Lot 762
England v Australians 1884. Original sepia photograph of the England team for the second Test match played 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 Grace, Lucas, Lyttleton, Shrewsbury, Lord Harris, Read, Christopherson etc. The photograph measures approx 11.5"x 9.25". Overall 18.75"x15". Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co of Brighton. Minor crease to right edge of photograph, otherwise in good condition. An excellent image
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
England won the match by an innings and five runs. Steel top scored in the match with 148 in England's only innings. For England Peate took 6-85 in Australia's first innings, and Ulyett 7-36 in Australia's second innings
Lot 763:
Lot 763
Lancashire C.C.C. 1910. Excellent original mono photograph of the Lancashire team seated and standing in rows wearing boaters, blazers and cricket attire. Nicely signed in black ink to top and lower borders of the mount by all thirteen featured players. Signatures are W. Tyldesley, Huddleston, Cook, G.E. Tyldesley, J.D. Tyldesley, Makepeace, Sharp, J.T. Tyldesley, Hornby, Hartley, Dean, Worsley and Heap. The photograph by E. Hawkins of Brighton measures 8.25"x6", mounted, overall 9"x7". Very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £370
Lot 764:
Lot 764
Gentlemen v Players 1920. Original mono press photograph of the Players team, seated and standing in rows in County caps, blazers (some M.C.C. touring blazers) and cricket attire. The photograph fully signed in ink to the photograph by all twelve players, some to darker areas. Signatures are Strudwick, Cook, Russell, Brown, Mead, Howell, Hobbs, Parkin, Woolley, Rhodes, Hendren and Hearne. The team featured corresponds to the match played at Lord's, 14th-16th July 1920. 8.5"x6.5". Some damage with loss and tears to edges and some creasing, otherwise a nice image
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 765:
Lot 765
M.C.C. tour to West Indies 1925/26. Official sepia photograph of the full touring party seated and standing in rows in M.C.C. blazers and cricket attire. The photograph fully signed in ink by all fifteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Gough-Calthorpe (Captain), Tennyson, Dales, Jameson, Bennett, Watson, Root, Hammond, Smith, Astill, Kilner, Holmes, Crawley, Collins and the Manager, Levick. The signature of Holmes to darker area. Photographer's stamp to verso of Cleary & Elliott, Kingston, Jamaica. 9.5"x7.5". A nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £380
Lot 766:
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England v Australia 1956. Two official mono photographs of the England teams who played Australia for the first Test at Trent Bridge and the fifth Test at The Oval. The photographs show the players seated and standing in rows in cricket attire in front of the respective pavilions with spectators in the background. Both photographs measure 10"x8", laid to mounts, overall 15"x13". Minor creasing to The Oval photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 767:
Lot 767
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 768:
Lot 768
Oxford University 'Varsity Cricket XI 1891'. Original sepia photograph of the team seated and standing in rows wearing Oxford University caps, blazers and cricket attire. Players featured who went on to play County cricket are G.L. Wilson (Sussex), L.C.H. Palairet (Somerset), E. Smith (Yorkshire), M.R. Jardine (Middlesex), F.J.N. Thesiger (Middlesex) and W.H. Brain (Gloucestershire). The photograph laid to mount with handwritten title and players' names to borders, measures 14"x10.5", overall 16"x12". Small damage to lower edge of photograph, foxing to mount, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
M.R. Jardine was the father of the future England captain, Douglas Jardine
Lot 769:
Lot 769
Archibald Campbell 'Archie' MacLaren. Lancashire & England 1890-1923. Original Harrow School photograph of 'C. Colbeck Esq. House Group 1890' featuring Maclaren, from Maclaren's own collection. The photograph by Hills & Saunders of Harrow measures 11"x8.5", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 17"x14". Loss, damage and ageing to mount, the photograph in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 770:
Lot 770
Edward Pooley, James Southerton (Surrey & England) and G.F. Grace (Gloucestershire & England). Original sepia studio photograph of Pooley, Grace and Southerton standing full length in cricket attire, probably taken at a United South of England XI in the 1870s. The photograph measures approx. 7"x8.5", mounted in modern mount, overall 10.5"x12.25". Slight fading, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £440
Lot 771:
Lot 771
Edward Pooley and James Southerton (Surrey & England) c1870s. Original sepia studio photograph of Pooley and Southerton standing full length in cricket attire, probably taken at a United South of England XI in the 1870s. The photograph by Elliott & Fry, London, measures approx. 6.5"x8.5", mounted in modern mount, overall 12.5"x14.5". Slight fading, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £500
Lot 772:
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Blackheath Cricket Club 1920. Official mono photograph of the Blackheath C.C. team, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion, wearing blazers and cricket attire. 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". Also M. Christopherson's XI v. West Kent Wanderers XV, for the match played at Rectory Field, Blackheath 9th June 1921 'in aid of Blackheath and Charlton Hospital'. Notable Kent players featured in the two photographs include Blaker, Mason, Day, Cumberledge, Browne, Bradley, S. Christopherson, also Airey (Hampshire) and Mitchell (Yorkshire). The photograph by Alhambra Studios, London measures 11.5"x9.5", overall 20"x15.5". Some foxing to mounts, the photographs in good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 773:
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Woodbrook v Dublin University 1912. Two official mono photographs, one of the two teams, the other of the Dublin University team, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and blazers. The photographs by Lafayette of Dublin measure 11.25"x9.25", each laid to official photographer's mount, overall 16"x14". Minor surface scratches, and slight silvering, otherwise in good condition. Good images
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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W.G. Grace. Official mono photograph of two teams for a match played at Blackheath c1905, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion wearing cricket attire and some in blazers. To the centre is seated W.G. Grace, possibly with A.E. Stoddart to his left. The photograph by Cheal of Hither Green measures 10.75"x7.75", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 18"x13". Sold with a sepia photograph of a team by R.H. Lord of Cambridge, mounted in arched mount c1900. Also two original mono late Victorian photographs, one of a Club cricket match in progress in an attractive setting with a bandstand and pavilion in the background, and spectators in period attire. The other of a group of smartly dressed children, the boys wearing matching caps, playing cricket in a garden with families looking on, framed and glazed overall 14"x10". Both photographs c1900. Some foxing to mounts and slight silvering, otherwise in good condition. Good images. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 775:
Lot 775
Worcestershire C.C.C. 1907. Original sepia photograph of the Worcestershire team seated and standing in rows in caps and blazers. The photograph was taken at the match v Sussex at Hove, 18th-20th July 1907. Players featured include H.K. Foster (Captain), R.E. Foster, G.N. Foster, Bowley, Pearson, Cuffe, Burns Simpson-Hayward etc. The photograph is laid to tightly trimmed mount, overall 11.25"x8.5". Photographer unknown. Slight fading to photograph, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Worcestershire beat Sussex by six wickets, despite C.B. Fry scoring 125 and 99no for Sussex
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Surrey C.C.C. 1892. Official sepia photograph of the Surrey team and umpires, Thoms and Silcock, for the match played v Kent at Tonbridge, 14th-15th July 1892, 'Pentecost's Benefit'. The players seated and standing in rows in from of a marquee wearing caps, blazers and cricket attire. Players featured include Shuter (Captain), W.W. Read, J.M. Read, Wells, Abel, Richardson, Wood etc. Players names handwritten in ink in John Arlott's hand. The photograph by W. Seymour of Tonbridge, laid to photographer's mount and tightly trimmed, measures 11"x8". Heavy foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £140
Surrey won the match by six wickets. John Pentecost played sixty three matches for Kent 1882-1890. He was forced to retire early from County cricket due to failing eyesight
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Kent C.C.C. 1886. Early official mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in front of a marquee, wearing caps and cricket attire, some in blazers. Players featured include Christopherson, Patterson, Lord Harris, F. Hearne, G.G. Hearne, A. Hearne etc, also G. Marsham (President). The photograph measures 9.5"x8.25", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 13.5"x11.5". Photographer unknown. Wear and staining to photograph and mount, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £190
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Kent C.C.C. 1897. Early official sepia photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows, wearing caps and blazers. Players featured include Marchant (Captain), Mason, Weigall, A. Hearne, Huish, Shine, Wright etc. Printed title and players' name to lower border of mount. The photograph by E. Hawkins & Co, Brighton, measures 11.75"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 13.5"x11.75". Minor fading to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 779:
Lot 779
Kent C.C.C. 'Amateurs' 1900. Early official mono photograph of the Kent amateur players seated and standing in rows in formal attire. Players featured are Baker, Perkins, Stewart, Mason, Marchant, Day, Burnup and Blaker, also George Marsham, former President of Kent C.C.C. The photograph is laid to mount and tightly trimmed, overall 11"x7.75". Some wrinkling to photograph, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 780:
Lot 780
'Kent County Cricket XI, Dover, 1910'. Early official sepia photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, for the matches played at Dover v Worcestershire and v Hampshire, August 1910. Players featured are Mason (Captain), Carr, Fairservice, Blythe, Woolley, Fielder, Huish, Knott, Humphreys, Seymour, Hooman and Hutchings, also the scorer, W. Hearne. The photograph measures 11"x8", laid to photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders, overall 14.25"x10.5". Photographer unknown. Water staining and foxing to mount not affecting the photograph which is in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Kent won both matches convincingly, beating Worcestershire by an innings and 19 runs (Knott 114), and Hampshire by ten wickets (Humphreys 130, Seymour 155no)
Lot 781:
Lot 781
'Surrey, 1895'. Early official sepia photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, some in caps and blazers. Players featured are Key (Captain), Brockwell, Lohmann, W.W. Read, Richardson, M. Read, Lockwood, Holland, Hayward, Wood, Abel and Street, also the umpire Thoms. Formerly from the collection of Bobby Abel. The photograph measures 11.5"x9.5", laid to photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to lower border, overall 13"x11". Photographer unknown. Minor fading, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Surrey were County Champions in 1895
Lot 782:
Lot 782
'Wimbledon Charity Cricket Match' 1919. Early official mono photograph of the team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, some in caps and Surrey and M.C.C. touring blazers, for a charity match played 20th September 1919. Players featured include J.N. Crawford, Rushby, W.J. Abel, Strudwick, Sandham, R. Abel, Hayes, Hobbs, Knight, Hitch (Surrey), and J.W. Hearne (Middlesex). Formerly from the collection of J.N. Crawford. The photograph measures 11.5"x9", laid to photographer's mount with printed title to lower border, overall 13.5"x11.25". Photographer unknown. No record of the match can be found. Trimming to mount, the photograph in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 783:
Lot 783
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: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
In a high scoring match, W. Strutt-Cavell's XI scored 332 to Twickenham's 209 to win by 123 runs
Lot 784:
Lot 784
Scarborough Festival 1955. Original large mono photograph of T.N. Pearce's XI, standing in front of the pavilion in cricket attire, for the match v South African's, 7th-9th September 1955. Players are Wilson, Graveney, Simpson, Bailey (Captain), Edrich, A. Bedser, Close, Wardle, Trueman, Compton and Dawkes. The photograph by Walkers Studios, Scarborough measures 10.5"x5.25". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
South Africans won by four wickets
Lot 785:
Leicestershire C.C.C. County Championship winners 1975. Colour photograph of the Leicestershire players and officials, seated and standing in rows in Club blazers and cricket attire, laid down to card mount. Signed in ink to the mount borders by twenty one players. Signatures include Illingworth (Captain), Higgs, Tolchard, Birkenshaw, Dudleston, Balderstone, Clift, etc. Also the signature of Graham McKenzie on piece laid down. The photograph measures 14"x12", laid to card mount overall 19"x14". Handwritten title and players's names to mount borders. Foxing to mount, the photograph in good condition. Sold with an official match scorecard for the final match of the 1975 season, Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Chesterfield, 13th-15th September, signed by the twelve members of the Leicestershire team who won by 135 runs. A Coalport china plate 'County Cricket Champions Leicestershire 1975' in original box. Also official colour photographs of players, each signed by the featured player including Balderstone, Gower, Whitaker etc. A colour photograph of the 2008 Leicestershire squad signed by sixteen players including Tim Boon, Peter Bowler, Phil Whitticase, Sam Cliff etc. Sold with a print of Don Bradman by Alan Fearnley. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
Leicestershire were also winners of the Benson and Hedges Cup in 1975
Lot 786:
Lot 786
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1929. Original sepia photograph of the Yorkshire team standing in front of the pavilion in cricket attire for the match Yorkshire v M.C.C., Scarborough, 11th-13th September 1929. Signed in black ink to the photograph by all eleven players. Signatures are Worsley (Captain), Robinson, Dennis, Rhodes, Hirst, Greenwood, Leyland, Macaulay, Wood and Barber. Photograph by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. 10.25"x5.25". Horizontal tear affecting the signature of Hirst, with tape repair to verso. Other odd faults, otherwise a good image. Sold with 'Just My Story', Len Hutton, London 1956. Signed to half title page by Hutton. Tears and loss to dustwrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 787:
Lot 787
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Excellent mono press photograph of Sutcliffe hooking a ball to leg. Nicely signed in black ink by Sutcliffe. 6"x8". Central Press photographs. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 788:
Lot 788
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 Beldham. 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: £130/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 788a:
'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 in good original frame and measures overall 25"x31". Good/very good condition. The archetypal portrait of Grace and another iconic image of the golden age of cricket
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £480
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'
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'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: £80/120
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 790:
Lot 790
James Morton 'Jim' Sims. Middlesex & England 1929-1953. Original mono postcard size press photograph of Sims, head and shoulders in cap and cricket attire. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Sims. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Robert Arnold Lockyer 'Bob' Massie. Western Australia & Australia 1965-1975. Original mono press photograph of Massie walking off the pitch surrounded by team mates and being congratulated by Rod Marsh, having taken eight wickets for eighty four runs against England, second Test, Lord's, 22nd-26th June 1972. Signed in later years to the photograph by Massie. 6"x8". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Bob Massie took eight wickets in each innings finishing with match figures of 16-137 in his famous debut Test match
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Samuel Percy Jones. New South Wales, Queensland, Auckland & Australia 1880-1909. Original mono press photograph of Jones in later years, wearing formal attire posing with a cricket bat. Nicely signed in blue ink by Jones. 6.25"x8.5" Light creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £290
Jones toured England with Australia on four occasions 1882, 1886, 1888 & 1890. On the 1888 tour he contracted smallpox and missed over half the tour, the nature of the illness was not revealed in case it caused the tour to be cut short. Jones died in 1951
Lot 793:
Lot 793
Robert James Gregory. Surrey 1925-1947. Original mono postcard size press photograph of Gregory, head and shoulders wearing Surrey cap and blazer. Signed in black ink to the photograph by Gregory. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Andrew Sandham. Surrey & England 1911-1937. Original mono postcard size photograph of Sandham standing full length in cricket attire at Scarborough. The photograph by Walkers of Scarborough. Nicely signed to the photograph in blue ink by Sandham. 3"x5.25". Minor water damage to left edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 795:
Lot 795
Maurice James Carrick Allom. Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1926-1937. Original mono postcard size press photograph of Allom, head and shoulders in blazer. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Allom. Ex Roger Mann collection. Sold with a small mono photograph of Allom in the field, also signed by Allom. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 796:
Lot 796
Frederick Richard Brown. Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1930-1948. Original mono postcard size photograph of Brown, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Brown. A. Wilkes & son, West Bromwich. Sold with a smaller sepia press photograph of Brown in batting action, also signed by Brown. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 797:
Lot 797 Lot 797
Leonard Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Original mono photograph of Hutton, three quarter length in cricket attire, a bat in one hand and Yorkshire cap in the other. The photograph by the Yorkshire Post measures 4.5"x6.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall 8"x10". Signed with dedication to the photograph, 'To Reg, with happy memories, Leonard'. Some fading to the signature, the photograph in good condition. Sold with two mono press photographs of Maurice Leyland and Herbert Sutcliffe in batting action, both photographs signed by the featured player. G. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt. Warwickshire & England 1923-1939. Original mono small candid photograph of Wyatt walking off the field wearing a M.C.C. tour blazer and cricket attire. Also a mono press photograph of Wyatt, head & shoulders in M.C.C. blazer, 3.75"x5.5". Both photographs signed in ink by Wyatt. Also a mono press photograph of the Warwickshire professionals, 1930, 8.5"x6.5". Sold with a small selection of Warwickshire related copy photographs. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 799:
Lot 799 Lot 799 Lot 799
Surrey v Warwickshire 1933 and 1934. Three original mono press photographs of match action from the match played at The Oval, 14th-16th June 1933. The photographs depict Wyatt of Warwickshire playing to leg with Jardine at slip looking on, Kilner being trapped l.b.w. off Fender, and Hill playing a sweep shot. 10"x8". Also two mono press photographs for the match played at Birmingham, 9th-11th May 1934. One photograph shows the Warwickshire team walking on to the field. The photograph by Ken Kelly measures 8.5"6.5". Also Squires of Surrey being caught low down at slip by Kilner off Paine. 12"x10". Odd faults, generally good conditions. Good images. Qty 5
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 800:
Lot 800
Frank Edward Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Original mono press photograph of Woolley, head and shoulders in M.C.C. tour blazer. Signed in ink to the photograph by Woolley. 5"x8". A nice image in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 801:
Lot 801
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. A nice original mono press photograph of Valentine, head and shoulders in blazer and cricket attire, holding a pipe. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Valentine. 4.5"x6.5". Sold with two other smaller press photographs and one candid photograph of Valentine. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Original mono photograph of Rhodes, half length, wearing Yorkshire cap. Nicely signed by Rhodes in blue ink. 6.5"x8.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 11.5"x14.5". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 803:
Lot 803
M.C.C. v Rest of the World. Lord's 1987. Two colour photographs of the two teams seated and standing in rows wearing blazers and cricket attire, window mounted with an official scorecard for the match played at Lord's, 20th-25th August 1987. Signed in ink to the mount by twenty seven players and officials. Signatures for the M.C.C. team include Gatting (Captain), Greenwich, Gooch, Marshall, Hadlee, Shastri, Gower etc. Rest of the World signatures include Border (Captain), Walsh, Vengsarkar, Dujon, Javed Miandad, Harper, Kapil Dev etc. Also signed by the umpires, Dickie Bird and David Shepherd. To verso the players are listed with the dates and venues where the signatures were obtained. Overall 20.5"x15.5". G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
The match was drawn. For M.C.C. Gooch scored 117, Gatting 179 in their first innings, Greenidge 122 in the second. For Rest of the World, Gavaskar scored 188 in their first innings
Lot 804:
Surrey C.C.C. Official mono photograph of the 1964 Surrey team seated and standing in rows in blazers and cricket attire. Also two official colour Surrey team photographs for 1988, one with the players in blazers, the other in cricket attire. Each mounted, framed and glazed in modern mounts, 13"x12". Also a 'Force Bat Series' advertising postcard of Jack Hobbs, and two Surrey yearbooks for 1925 and 1925. Wear to the covers of the 1928 yearbook. Sold with a collection of ten scorecards from 1920-1956. Matches include Surrey v Australians 1956 when Laker took all ten wickets in Australia's first innings, Middlesex v Australians 1953, other matches played at The Oval including England v Australia 1921, Surrey v Middlesex 1920, v Kent 1923, v Surrey 1926 etc, three scorecards for Lord's matches including England v Australia 1926, and two wartime matches, England v Australia 1944 and 1945. All framed and glazed approx. 11"x6". Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 805:
Lot 805 Lot 805
International Test players. Twelve mono press photographs laid down to larger white card. Each photograph signed by the featured player either to the photograph or on piece laid down. Signatures include Mike Procter, Barry Richards, Viv Richards, Rohan Kanhai, Jeff Thomson, Greg Chappell, Ray Lindwall Doug Walters, etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 806:
Lot 806 Lot 806
England Test players. Eight mono press photographs, two laid down to larger white card. Each photograph signed by the featured player to the photograph. Signatures are Gubby Allen, John Edrich, Basil D'Oliveira, Brian Close, Mike Brearley, Alan Knott, Geoff Boycott and John Snow. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 807:
Lot 807
Garry Sobers. Large original iconic mono photograph of Sobers playing a hook shot during his century against Warwickshire in 1970. Photograph by Ken Kelly with copyright stamps to verso. 18"x12". Excellent image. Sold with an original mono press photograph of the same image, also with Ken Kelly stamp to verso. 5.75"x8.5". Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 808:
Lot 808
Test and County cricketers, 1970s/1990s. Good selection of over one hundred and sixty original mono press and reprint photographs of Test and County players in match action, practising, in the gym, presentations etc. Players features include David Steele, M.J.K. Smith, Peter Willey, Dirk Welham, Max Walker, Sidath Wettimuny, James Whitaker, John Wright, Clive Radley, Derek Randall, Wasim Raja, Barry Richards, Clive Rice, Ravi Shastri, Gladstone Small, Alan Smith, John Snow, Ken Shuttleworth etc all taken by Ken Kelly, from his own collection, several with Kelly's copyright stamp to verso and the odd photograph with annotated details to verso. Odd duplicates, various sizes, some larger format. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 809:
Lot 809
Cricket photographs 1940s/1970s. An interesting selection of over one hundred original mono press and reprint photographs of Test and County players in match action, tossing for innings, team photographs, miners playing an impromptu match during the 1947 miners' strike etc. Players features include Herbert Sutcliffe, Maurice Leyland, Hedley Verity, George Headley, Bill Brown, Len Hutton, Denis Compton, Arthur Morris, Roley Jenkins etc. Also Norman Yardley with Headley Verity in 1941, the last time Verity played cricket in Britain before being killed in the War. The photographs all from Ken Kelly's own collection, the majority with Kelly's copyright stamp to verso and the odd photograph with annotated details to verso. One press photograph, of Warwickshire v New Zealand dated 4th August 1949, is annotated to verso in Kelly's own hand 'This print is now 40 (Forty) years old taken in 1949. Please look after it, only one in existence'. Interesting war time content including a dilapidated pavilion at The Oval, barrage balloon and anti-aircraft rocket launchers at Lord's, The Oval being dismantled as a prisoner of war camp etc. Odd duplicates, various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Test and County cricket photographs 1970s/1980s. A selection of over one hundred and thirty original mono (two in colour) press and reprint photographs of Test and County players in match action, interviews, post match celebrations, warming up, team photographs etc. Good Warwickshire interest. Players features include Imran Khan, Bob Willis, Alan Knott, Ian Botham, Rohan Kanhai, Alvin Kallicharran, Majid Khan etc. The photographs all from Ken Kelly's own collection, the majority with Kelly's copyright stamp to verso and the odd photograph with annotated details to verso. Some duplicates, various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 811:
Lot 811
Test and County cricket photographs 1970s/1980s. A selection of over one hundred and twenty original mono (one in colour) press and reprint photographs of Test and County players in match action, Test and tour matches, World Cup matches, teams being presented to The Queen etc. Players features include Zaheer Abbas, Intikhab Alam, Mohammad Azharuddin, Terry Alderman, Wasim Akram, Mike Gatting, Ian Botham, Mike Hendrick, Bob Willis, John Emburey etc. The photographs all from Ken Kelly's own collection, the majority with Kelly's copyright stamp to verso and the odd photograph with annotated details to verso. Some duplicates, various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Test and County cricket photographs 1960s/1980s. A selection of over one hundred and seventy original mono press and reprint photographs of Test and County players in match action, in the nets, team photographs, tossing for innings, World Cup, ducks on a waterlogged outfield etc. Players features include Tony Grieg, Dennis Lillee, Clive Lloyd, John Lever, Allan Lamb, Geoff Lawson, Deryck Murray, Javed Miandad, Malcolm Marshall, Rodney Marsh, Andy Moles, Craig McDermott, Colin Milburn, John Edrich, Jack Simmons, Viv Richards etc. The photographs all from Ken Kelly's own collection, the majority with Kelly's copyright stamp to verso and the odd photograph with annotated details to verso. Some duplicates, various sizes, 11"x8.5" and smaller. Staining to some photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Lot 813:
Lot 813
Test and County cricket photographs 1970s/1990s. A selection of over one hundred and sixty original mono (some in colour) press and reprint photographs of Test and County players in match action, post match celebrations, team photographs, training sessions, crowd scenes etc. Players features include Geoff Lawson, Craig McDermott, Tony Merrick, Rodney Marsh, Norman McVicker, Bob Massie, Mushtaq Ahmed, Alan Jones, John Jameson, Alan Ormrod, Chris Old, Phil Neale, Derek Underwood, Mike Brearley, Mike Procter, Vic Pollard, Shaun Pollock etc. The photographs all from Ken Kelly's own collection, the majority with Kelly's copyright stamp to verso and the odd photograph with annotated details to verso. Some duplicates, various sizes, 12"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £100
Lot 814:
Lot 814 Lot 814
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: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 815:
Lot 815
Press photographs 1930-1960s. Selection of eight mono press photographs including Australia tour of England 1930. An attempted run out, four press photographs joined as a montage showing Lindsay Hassett making his ground while completing a run. Match unknown, possibly on the Australia tour to England 1953. Some press masking, heavy creasing. Also a mono photograph of D.J. Knight of Surrey walking out to bat, a candid photograph of three Kent players including Collins, Freeman etc. Various sizes, mixed condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 816:
Lot 816 Lot 816
M.C.C. tours to South Africa. Two official sepia photographs of the M.C.C. teams for the 1927/28 and 1930/31 tours to South Africa, the players seated and standing in rows in M.C.C. blazers and cricket attire. The 1927/28 photograph with handwritten title to lower border of mount 'With compliments from the M.C.C. team 1927-28', measures 12"x9.5", overall 12"x10.5". Some ageing and creasing with loss to top right corner. The 1930/31 photograph by Blyth of Cape Town (?) measures 9.5"x7.5", overall 14"x12.5". Slight silvering, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £130
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire, Europeans & England 1898-1930. Original sepia candid cameo photograph of Rhodes standing three quarter length in Yorkshire cap and blazer. Sold with a similar photograph of J.A. Newman, Hampshire in Hampshire cap and blazer. Both photographs measure 2.5"x3.5". Minor foxing and ageing, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 818:
Lot 818
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: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 819:
Lot 819 Lot 819
Hampshire C.C.C. 1932. Four mono candid photographs of Hampshire players. Photographs are Pothecary and Lord Tennyson, both in the nets at Portsmouth for the match v Lancashire, June 1932, also J. Arnold and J. Bailey outside the ground for the match v Kent, August 1932. Each photograph measures 2.25"x3.75" and is loose mounted to a photograph album page. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 820:
Lot 820
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: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Australia tour to England 1934. Four original mono press photographs of match action during the third Test at Old Trafford, 6th-10th July 1934. Photographs include O'Reilly bowling to Walters, a view of the play towards the pavilion, Darling taking a catch to dismiss Walters etc. 9.5"x7.5" and one smaller. Some faults including scorching to one edge of all photographs, small loss, pin holes, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £180
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Walter Reginald 'Wally' Hammond. Gloucestershire & England 1920-1951. Original mono photograph of Hammond, half length in cricket attire. 6"x4.5". An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 823:
Lot 823
Don Bradman. Original mono photograph of Bradman, half length wearing striped blazer and cricket attire. 6.25"x4.5". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Pelham Francis Warner. Oxford University, Middlesex & England 1894-1920. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Warner in batting pose. Pinnace series no. 46.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 825:
Lot 825
Harry Robert Murrell. Middlesex 1899-1905. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Murrell, full length leaning on a bat beside the wicket. Pinnace series no. 60.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Australia Test cricketers 1970s-1980s. Six copy mono and colour photographs of Australia Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Jeff Moss, Richie Robinson, Dean Jones, Trevor Chappell, David Sincock and Dave Gilbert. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Australia Test cricketers 1960s-1980s. Six copy mono and colour photographs of Australia Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Graeme Watson, Doug Walters, Graham Yallop, David Renneburg, Des Hoare and Alan Hurst. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 828:
Lot 828
Australia Test cricketers 1950s-1970s. Six copy mono and colour photographs of Australia Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player(s). Signed photographs are Colin McDonald and Jack Rutherford, John Watkins, Bill Lawry, Ian Meckiff, Neil Harvey, and Ian Redpath. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Australia Test cricketers 1950s-2000s. Eleven copy mono and colour photographs of Australia Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs include Gavin Stevens, Matthew Hayden, Jack Rutherford, Rickie Ponting, Phil Jaques, Jeff Thomson, Wally Edwards, Ray Bright etc. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 830:
Lot 830
Australia Test cricketers 1950s-1960s. Six copy mono and colour photographs of Australia Test cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs are Gordon Rorke, Barry Jarman, Les Joslin, Len Maddocks, Jack Rutherford and Lindsay Kline. Each photograph approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 831:
Lot 831
South Africa cricketers 1960s-2010s. Forty three copy colour and mono photographs including some press photographs of South Africa cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signed photographs include Colin Bland, Godfrey Lawrence, Grahame Chevalier, Denis Tomlinson, Mike Proctor, Graeme Smith, Mark Boucher, Shaun Pollock, Jonty Rhodes, Lance Klusener, Morne Morkel, Herschelle Gibbs, Hashim Amla. Various sizes, 6"x4" and larger. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £68
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Frank Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Original colour candid photograph of Woolley wearing a suit and Band of Brothers C.C. tie. The photograph taken at Canterbury, 9th August 1972 when Woolley was age 85. Plus a mono real photograph postcard of the Kent team c1935, publisher unknown, a Mockford printed postcard of the Kent team of 1906, both featuring Wolley and a star series of the Tonbridge cricket ground. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £28
Lot 833:
Lot 833 Lot 833
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1980s/1990s. Seven colour copy photographs of Northamptonshire players, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Curtley Ambrose, David Steele, Paul Taylor (two different photographs), Allan Lamb, Peter Willey, and Raman Subba Row. Each photograph 8"x6". Sold with nine colour candid photographs of Northamptonshire players of the same period, unsigned. Qty 16. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 834:
Lot 834 Lot 834
Lancashire C.C.C. 1970s. Eight colour official Club photographs of Lancashire players, each signed by the featured player. Signatures Clive Lloyd, Harry Pilling, Jack Simmons, David Lloyd, Andy Kennedy, Peter Lee, David Hughes, and Frank Hayes. Each photograph approx 4"x5". Also two signatures in ink on pieces of Jack Ikin, one laid down below a press cutting, the other on white card. Signature of Roy Tattersall in ink on white card. Three mono press photographs of Jack Ikin coaching in the nets, two signed by Ikin etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 835:
Lot 835
West Indies tours to England 1957, 1960 and 1973. Three mono press photographs including John Goddard, West Indies Captain, playing a drive at Trent Bridge 1957, Rohan Kanhai falling to the ground having played a hook shot off Ray Illingworth, Gary Sobers looking on from the non-striker's end, The Oval 1966, and Ron Headley playing a pull shot against Gloucestershire 1973. Approx 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Australia tour to England 1926. Original large sepia photograph of the fifth Test match at The Oval 14th-18th August 1926. Grimmett is seen bowling with his cap on, the fielders surrounding the bat including Woodfull, Mailey, the wicket keeper Oldfield etc. Sutcliffe is at the non-striker's end, a packed stand in the background. 11.5"x9". An excellent action image. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £110
England won the fifth and final Test by 289 runs to win the series 1-0, the first four Tests having been drawn. In England's second innings Sutcliffe scored 161 and Hobbs 100
Lot 837:
Lot 837 Lot 837
Sir Garfield Sobers, West Indies. Large colour print of a photograph by Patrick Eager of Sobers playing a shot with Alan Knott looking on during the 1973 Edgbaston test. Signed below the image by Sobers. Limited edition 142/500. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 20.5"x27.5". Very good condition. Sold with two mono photographs of Fred Trueman, one leading the England team off the field at Headingley through a large crowd, signed to the photograph by Trueman, the other of Trueman in bowling pose. Both photographs measure approx. 11"x8", window mounted side by side, framed and glazed, overall 23"x19". Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 838:
Lot 838 Lot 838
Arthur William Carr. Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934. Nottinghamshire 'County Champions' 1929. 'Nottinghamshire Cricket Championship Souvenir 1929'. F.S. Ashley-Cooper. Nottingham 1929. Minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Sold with 'Nottinghamshire County Cricket Eleven 'Winners of the County Championship' 1929'. Original sepia official photograph of the Nottinghamshire team wearing county caps and blazers. The photograph laid down to official mount with printed title and details of matches played to top and players names printed to lower border. Players featured include A.W. Carr (Captain), Larwood, Voce, Whysall, Walker, Lilley, Staples, Gunn, Barratt etc. Framed and glazed. Overall 13.5"x11.5". These were Carr's personal copies. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Nottinghamshire played twenty eight matches in the 1929 season, winning fourteen, drawing twelve and losing only two matches
Lot 839:
Arthur William Carr. Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934. Original black umbrella with full leather handle, the runner in bamboo, by Ben Cox of Oxford Street, London, owned by Arthur Carr. The top of the handle has a gold metal band with the inscription 'A.W. Carr 1926'. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Arthur Carr probably used the umbrella during the first Test at Trent Bridge, when the match was abandoned as a draw due to heavy rain and flooding and lasted only 50 minutes with Australia scoring 32-0 with only 17 overs completed
Lot 840:
Lot 840
William Arnold Sime. Nottinghamshire 1935-1950. Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1st XI blazer worn by Sime during his playing career. The navy blazer, by Maenson, with excellent raised embroidered Nottinghamshire emblem with 'Notts' below to chest. 'W.A. Sime. N.C.C.C.' handwritten in black ink to inside label at neck. Two very minor small moth holes otherwise in good+ condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
William Sime was a South African-born English barrister and judge who also played first-class cricket for Nottinghamshire whom he joined in 1935 and stayed with them until 1950, captaining the club in his final three years.

The following three lots came from the Brian Statham cricket collection.
Lot 841:
John Brian Statham. Lancashire & England 1950-1968. Four cricket ties from Statham's personal collection. Ties are 'M.C.C. City Tie', M.C.C. touring tie, 'Centenary of Test Cricket' and a Cornhill Insurance Centenary Test Tie 1880-1980. Each tie has been signed by Statham to a laundry label attached to the verso. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 842:
Lot 842
John Brian Statham. Lancashire & England 1950-1968. 'The First Battle of the Roses took place on May the Twenty Second 1455'. Mono print of a cartoon by 'Worth' depicting a medieval soldier in a suit of armour standing at the wicket leaning on his bat, one stump uprooted, and the umpire declaring him 'Out'. Signed in ink to the upper and lower borders by Len Hutton, Cyril Washbrook, Brian Statham and Fred Trueman. 8.25"x11.75". Ex Statham's personal collection. Sold with a selection of ephemera autographed by Statham including dinner menus, match pass, order form for Statham's autobiography, 'A Spell at the Top', One menu signed by Trueman, Hadlee and Statham, another by Statham (twice) and Trueman. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 843:
Lot 843
John Brian Statham. Lancashire & England 1950-1968. A selection of autographed ephemera relating to the Centenary Test, Melbourne, 1977. Items include match passes, dinner menus, invitation, travel tickets, information brochure, newsletter, official correspondence from Melbourne Cricket Club etc. All items signed by Statham. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
The following two lots came from the cricket collection of George Duckworth.
Lot 844:
Lot 844
George Duckworth. Lancashire & England 1923-1938. Original embroidered Lancashire red rose blazer badge. Framed and glazed overall 13.5"x15.5". Card of authenticity from Duckworth's daughter, Barbara de Prez. Slight fading to emblem, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 845:
George Duckworth. Lancashire & England 1923-1938. Six books originally from Duckworth's personal library, the majority signed by Duckworth and one also with dedication. Signed titles include 'Test Cricket. A Unique Record of England v Australia Matches (1877-1929)', William P.H. Sparks, signed to inside front cover 'George Duckworth. Oval 1930', a Test match in which Duckworth played. 'The Glad Season', Ray Robinson, with dedication to Duckworth from the author on piece laid down to front endpaper. 'Masters of Cricket from Trumper to May', Jack Fingleton. 'The M.C.C. 1787-1937 reprinted from The Times M.C.C. Number, May 25, 1939'. 'The Test Matches of 1956', E.W. Swanton. 'England v Australia 1877-1939', E.L. Roberts. Also 'The Test Matches of 1953', E.W. Swanton, unsigned. Sold with an official M.C.C. Christmas card for the 1954/55 tour to Australia and New Zealand, signed by Duckworth. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85

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