Cricket Prints, Original Artwork & Paintings,

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Australia Test cricketers 1930s-1960s. Twenty three original mono press photographs of individual Australian Test cricketers. Players are depicted in match action, portraits, in the nets etc. Players featured include Ken Mackay, Jack Fingleton, Jim Burke (all signed), four of Ernie Toshack, Bill Brown, Ken Meuleman and Lindsay Hassett on the 1945/46 tour to New Zealand, photographs by the New Zealand Herald. Others include Alan Kippax, Vic Richardson, Bert Oldfield, Charles Macartney, Chuck Fleetwood-Smith, Keith Miller, Don Bradman, Bill Ponsford etc. Includes one of Bradman being bowled out by Bill Bowes at Melbourne 1933, first ball, for his first Test 'duck', the photograph with images of five ducks superimposed. Other photo agencies include Topical, Central Press, Associated Press, Sport & General etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Odd faults, odd photograph with press masking, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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England v Australia large format photographs 1928-1955. File comprising eleven original large format mono press photographs, the majority depicting Test match action for the period, with some interesting 'Bodyline' related images. Photographs include action from the England v Australia Test at The Oval 1928, which interestingly depicts Richardson of Australia bowling (in his cap) to Jack Hobbs with a strong leg side field, Sutcliffe is the non-striker. From the 1928/29 Ashes series, Bill Woodfull about to be given out caught behind by George Duckworth off Maurice Tate. Bradman facing Tate in the first Test at Trent Bridge 1930 (laid to board). Australia facing 'leg theory' in the tour match v Nottinghamshire, 1934, Voce bowling to Woodfull with a packed leg side field. The England team being introduced to King George V for the Test match v Australia at Lord's 1934, also England v Australia 1938, and England v All India, Lord's 1951. Other images depict Len Hutton and Lindsay Hassett slicing a cake in 1955, the South Africans 'skittling' Worcestershire in 1935 etc. Photo agencies include Sport & General and Central Press Photos. Various sizes, 11.5"x9" and slightly smaller. Sold with a printed 'Autograph Souvenir of the Australian Team' 1948, 9"x12.5". Qty 12. Some faults including creasing, nicks, press masking, overall in good condition. Good images
Estimate: £50/70
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The Ashes. Australia v England, Sydney 1946. Mono press photograph of Don Bradman in batting action in partnership with Syd Barnes during their record fifth wicket partnership of 405 in Australia's first innings of the second Test, Sydney, 13th- 19th December 1946. Barnes and Bradman both scored 234. The photograph, which appears to be original, is signed in ink by Bradman and five England players, Yardley, Wright, Ikin, Hutton and Evans. Interesting notes to verso regarding the acquisition of the photograph at auction. Approx. 10"x8", window mounted with modern printed scorecard and title. Framed and glazed, overall 22"x18". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Australia won the second Test by an innings and 33 runs and went on to win the series 3-0 with two matches drawn
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Alan Kippax. New South Wales & Australia. 1918-36. Excellent original mono photograph of Kippax, wearing N.S.W. cap, in batting pose in front of the wicket. Very nicely signed in black ink to the image by Kippax. The photograph is similar to one previously sold by Knights, and is assumed to be by 'The Referee'. 6"x8.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 12"x15". Very minor surface marks otherwise in very good condition. Good image
Estimate: £80/120
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Don Bradman. Australia tours to England 1934 and 1938. A selection of ten original mono press photographs, all featuring Bradman when in England on the 1934 and 1938 Australian tours to England. From the 1934 tour two photographs feature Bradman in batting action, and one of Bradman and his wife, Jessie, disembarking from a train. The remainder, all relating to the 1938 tour, include arriving at Melbourne for a trial match prior to the tour, playing cards with team mates on the train to Nottingham for the first Test, walking down The Strand in London with Lindsay Hassett, and two formal portraits including one with his wife taken at the end of the tour etc. Press agencies include Planet News, Central Press Photos, Associated Press, Evening News, Fox Photos, Bassano Ltd etc. Various sizes, approx. 10"x8" and smaller. Some photographs with press masking. Odd faults including creasing, nicks. Generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Don Bradman. Australia tour to England 1938. Twelve original mono press photographs all featuring Bradman during the 1938 tour. Photographs include Bradman playing deck quoits while travelling on board the Orontes, being greeted on arrival at Southampton by a large press contingent, seated with the Earl of Athlone at the British Sportsmens Club luncheon at the Savoy Hotel, London, attempting to clear a large backlog of correspondence in his London hotel room prior to the opening tour match at Worcester, playing golf, leaning out of a train window with his wife, Jessie, at Victoria Station at the start of their return journey home etc. Photo agencies/ photographers include Charles E. Brown, Planet News, Evening News, Sport & General, Fox Photos, Associated Press, London News Agency, Bassano Ltd, Central Press etc. Various sizes, approx. 10"x8" and smaller. The odd photograph with creasing, nicks etc. Overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Don Bradman. Australian tour to England 1948. Fifteen original mono press photographs all featuring Bradman during the 1948 tour. Photographs depict Bradman in batting action in Australia prior to departing for the tour, departing Freemantle on board the S.S. Strathaird, stopping en route in Bombay, arriving at Tilbury, signing a bat for charity, playing golf, giving Colin McCool batting tips at their first practice at Lord's, walking off the pitch with Bill Brown on the opening tour match at Worcester, batting in the first Test at Trent Bridge, signing his autograph with the actress, Hilda Simms, on the eve of his 40th birthday, shaking hands with Norman Yardley at the Headingley Test, and departing St. Pancras Station at the end of the tour. Also a mono team photograph with neat annotations to verso detailing the tour results (played 34 matches, losing none). Photo agencies/ photographers include Reuter, Central Press Photos, Keystone, Evening News, Associated Press, Sport & General, Daily Mail, Yorkshire Post etc. Various sizes, approx. 10"x8" and smaller. Press masking to one photograph. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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'Bodyline'. M.C.C. tour to Australia 1932/33. Large original mono press photograph of an aerial view of the Melbourne Cricket Ground seen with large crowds in attendance and a packed car park in the background. The photograph appears to have been retouched/ enhanced for newspaper reproduction. Press caption to verso dated 17th November 1932, describes the completion of the tour match v Victoria and impending match against an Australian XI in the build up to the first Ashes Test held in Sydney. Press stamps to verso for Fox Photos and The Daily Telegraph. 11.75"x9". Some loss to right edge and corners, creasing to top left corner, odd nicks to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Stan McCabe. Australia v England 1936/37. Original sepia press photograph of McCabe playing a shot to square leg off the bowling of Jim Sims during the first day's play of the third Test at Melbourne, 1st- 7th January 1937. The photograph nicely signed in blue ink by McCabe. Looking on are England wicketkeeper Les Ames and Walter Hammond at slip. Press agency stamp to verso for Sydney Morning Herald/ Sydney Mail, dated 1st January 1937. 10.25"x9". Light creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Australia won the third Test by 365 runs. McCabe top scored in the first innings with 63. England were bowled out for only 76 and replying in their second innings, Australia amassed 564 (Bradman 270, Fingleton 136). England were then dismissed for 323
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Don Bradman 1934. Large original mono press photograph of Bradman being helped off the field by Stan McCabe at Headingley having sustained a leg injury. The photograph, dated 23rd July 1934, by Sport & General measures 10"x8". Loss and nicks to corners and top edge, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original mono press photograph of McCabe caught by Hammond at slip off Verity, 2nd Test, Lord's 1934. 10"x8". Loss to two corners, and large tear to left edge. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia tour to England 1934. Official mono press photograph of the full Australian touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers. Players featured include Woodfull (Captain), Bradman, Chipperfield, Ebeling, Kippax, McCabe, Oldfield, Fleetwood-Smith, Brown, Wall, Darling, Grimmett etc. The photograph appears to be taken at Lord's, measures 8"x6". Sport & General, London. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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England Test and County cricketers 1950s. Seven original mono candid photographs of players at various cricket grounds, each nicely signed in ink to the photograph by the featured player. Signatures are T.E. Bailey, D.J. Insole, B. Taylor (Essex), L.R. Gardner (Leicestershire), Frank Tyson (Northamptonshire), R.T. Simpson (Nottinghamshire) and M.J.K. Smith (Warwickshire). Various sizes, 3.5"x4.5" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1946/47. Two official mono press photographs of the M.C.C. touring party. One, taken at Lord's on the eve of the tour, depicts the players seated and standing in rows wearing formal attire. Sport & General, London, 10"x8". The other photograph, taken at the back of the Farley Stand at Perth, is of the players wearing tour blazers and caps. Laid to official photographer's mount, nicely and fully signed in ink to the mount by all eighteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Hammond (Captain), Yardley, Fishlock, Hardstaff (signed twice), Edrich, Gibb, Voce, Washbrook, Ikin, Langridge, Compton, Bedser, Pollard, Hutton, Smith, Evans, Wright and Howard (Manager). Photographer unknown. 8"x6", overall 11.75"x9.75". The Lord's photograph with some creasing, the Perth image in very good condition. Nice images. Sold with two souvenir guides for the tour. 'The Tests. Souvenir Programme 1946-47'. Pre-tour brochure printed at the "Mount Barker Courier" office, South Australia for Star Publishing Co., Adelaide and 'The M.C.C. in Australia, 1946-47', post-tour booklet published by The Cricket Book Society
Estimate: £200/300
Australia won the five match Ashes series 3-0 with two matches drawn
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'Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard at Margate' 1930. Fourteen mono candid photographs laid to album pages of scenes at Margate during the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval on 16th-21st August 1930. The photographs include scenes of large crowds gathered to view the scoreboard installed over the entrance to St George's Hotel. One photograph shows the scoreboard at the end of the second day's play with Australia's score at 215/2, Kippax on 11no and Bradman 27no, Woodfull out for 54 and Ponsford out for 110. Another photograph of the scoreboard from the fourth day of the same Test shows England's first innings score of 405, and Australia's 695. England are 118/3, Sutcliffe having just been dismissed for 54 with Duleepsinhji on 37no. A further photograph shows the internal workings of the scoreboard. G/VG - cricket. An excellent set of photographs, each measuring approx 4"x2.5". Sold with a commemorative silk scorecard for the match. VG
Estimate: £50/80
With the series tied at 1-1, the final deciding match was won by Australia by an innings and 39 runs on the sixth day of the 'timeless' Test. For England, Sutcliffe scored 161 in their first innings. For Australia, Bradman scored 232 and Ponsford 110, Peebles taking six wickets for England. England were bowled out for 251 in their second innings, Hornibrook taking 7-92 for Australia to clinch victory and the series
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'England's record-breaking Test team 1938'. England v Australia, fifth Test, The Oval, 20th- 24th August 1938. Large original mono press photograph of the victorious England team at the Oval after the final Test of the series. The England team, depicted seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, had achieved a world record score of 903-7 declared and beat the Australians by an innings and 579 runs to draw the series. Hutton scored a then world record score of 364. The photograph by Central Press Photos, London, measures 12"x9". Minor creasing to corners, otherwise an excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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England v West Indies 1966. Mono postcard size copy photograph of the England twelve for the first Test, Old Trafford, 2nd-4th June 1966. Players are depicted seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Signed to the photograph in different coloured inks by eleven members of the England team. Signatures are Russell, Jones, Brown, Higgs, Milburn, D'Oliveira, Parks, Titmus, Smith, Cowdrey and Allen. Lacking the signature of Barrington. Also signed to the verso by Cowdrey, Milburn, Jones, Titmus, Smith and Russell. VG
Estimate: £25/35
West Indies beat England by an innings and 40 runs. Hunte (131) and Sobers (161) scored centuries in West Indies' only innings, and Lance Gibbs took ten wickets in the match
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M.C.C. [S.B. Joel's] tour of South Africa 1924/25. Large mono photograph of the 'Union-Castle Line to South and East Africa. R.M.S. Edinburgh Castle 13,330 tons' which took the team to South Africa. Signed to the face of the photograph, above and below the ship by sixteen members of the touring party including Tennyson (Captain), Bowley, Tyldesley, Jameson, MacBryan, Holmes, Kennedy, Marriott, Bartley, Gilligan, Russell, Parker, Geary etc. The photograph measures 10.5"x7.5", laid down to large official photographers mount with titles above and below the photograph, overall 19.5"x14.5". Some wear to the image, light fading to the majority of the signatures but all legible, otherwise in good condition. A rare signed photograph
Estimate: £70/100
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Two large original mono press photographs of Hobbs, one of him bowling in the nets at The Oval wearing his cap, dated 28th April 1921. The other of Hobbs at The Oval standing at the wicket leaning on his bat, wearing his M.C.C. touring blazer, dated 18th April 1923. Both photographs by Reuter and measure 8"x10". Nice images in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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England v India. The Oval 1952. Original mono press photograph of the England team for the 4th (final) Test at The Oval, 14th- 19th August 1952. The players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Very nicely signed in ink to the photograph by all eleven England players. Signatures are Hutton (Captain), Ikin, Evans, Bedser, Laker, Trueman, Watson, Lock, Graveney, Sheppard and May. 8"x6". Central Press Photos, London. Very small pin holes to corners, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
The rain affected match was drawn. England scored 326-6 declared (Sheppard 119) and then bowled India out for only 98, Bedser and Trueman taking five wickets apiece. The follow-on was enforced, but rain prevented any further play. England won the Test series 3-0
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Arthur Edward Robert Gilligan. Cambridge University, Surrey, Sussex & England 1919-1932. Original sepia press photograph of Gilligan wearing his M.C.C. touring blazer, tossing for innings with, presumably, Ernie Mayne, captain of the Victoria side, on the 1924/25 tour to Australia. The photograph nicely signed in black ink by Gilligan. 6.25"x8.75". Publisher unknown. Adhesive marks to verso, the photograph in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1924/25. Seven original player portrait mono press photographs of players selected as members of the M.C.C. touring party to Australia, each depicted head and shoulders in cricket attire, some with blazers and caps. Players are Andrew Sandham, Percy Chapman, Dick Tyldesley, Frank Woolley, Arthur Gillligan, Patsy Hendren and Maurice Tate. All measure 5"x6.5", by Central News. Press masking to the Gillligan photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Sutcliffe, Hobbs and England Test and County players 1930s-1960s. A selection of thirty seven original mono press photographs with the odd restrike and candid photograph comprising player portraits, match action, walking out to bat etc. Herbert Sutcliffe (one signed), Jack Hobbs, Percy Holmes, Peter May leading the Surrey team out at The Oval 1959, Patsy Hendren (signed), Tony Lock bowling in the nets, Nawab of Pataudi, Wally Hammond, Harold Larwood (one with later signature), Doug Wright, Len Hutton, Tom Graveney etc. Central Press Photos, Graphic, Sport & General etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Odd faults, some press masking, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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South Africa tour to England 1929. Original mono photograph of the South Africa touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers and suits. Pencil annotation to verso, 'South Africans 1929 at Brighton v Sussex'. 7.5"x6". Photographer unknown. A nice image in very good condition. Sold with four candid images of the South Africans taken during the tour match v Sussex at Hove, 28th-30th August 1929. Individual players featured are H.B. Cameron, A.H.H. Gilligan and H.G. Deane. Others depict 'The South Africans prepare to field'. Each 4.5"x2.75". G. Qty 5
Estimate: £25/35
The South Africans beat Sussex by 217 runs
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'South African Cricket Team in Great Britain 1960'. Original official photograph of the South African touring party, standing and seated in rows, the players wearing cricket attire and tour blazers. The photograph is laid down to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to top and lower borders. Players include McGlew (Captain), Goddard, McLean, Adcock, Tayfield, Waite, Pithey, Fellows-Smith, O'Linn etc. The photograph measures 12"x9", framed and glazed, overall 18.5"x14.5". Photographer unknown. Good/ very good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £30/40
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Maurice Allom, Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1926-1938. M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1930/31. Original large sepia photograph taken at the drawn second Test played at Newlands, Cape Town, 1st- 5th January 1931, from the tour on which Maurice Allom was a member. The image depicts Percy Chapman and Hubert Deane, respective captains of M.C.C. and South Africa, standing full length in the sunlight at the back of the pavilion in cricket attire, Chapman wearing a blazer, spectators milling in the background. Handwritten annotations in pencil to verso, possibly in Allom's hand. The photograph measures 13"x11.5" in an original mount with hand printed title to lower border, overall 17.5"x16.5". Photographer unknown. Light soiling to the mount, otherwise an excellent image in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Allom played in only one match in the five match Test series, which South Africa won 1-0 with four matches drawn
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Maurice Allom, Cambridge University, Surrey & England 1926-1938. M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1930/31. Original large sepia photograph taken at the drawn second Test played at Newlands, Cape Town, 1st- 5th January 1931, from the tour on which Maurice Allom was a member. The image depicts the South African opening batsmen, Bruce Mitchell (123) and Jack Siedle (141), walking off the pitch. Handwritten annotations in pencil to verso, possibly in Allom's hand. The photograph measures 13"x11.5" in an original mount with hand printed title to lower border, overall 17.5"x16.5". Photographer unknown. Light soiling to the mount, otherwise a nice image in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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South Africa tour to England 1935. Large official mono photograph of the attendees seated at tables for the luncheon given by the British Sportsman's Club to the South African touring party at the Savoy Hotel, London, 17th April 1935. Printed titles to lower mount border. The photograph measures 15.75"x8.75", laid to official photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed. Overall 15.75"x11". Photographer unknown. An excellent image. Sold with two mono official and press photographs from the same event. One features H.F. Wade (South Africa captain), Viscount Cobham, S.J. Snooke (tour manager), Jack Hobbs etc., the other with South Africans, Dudley Nourse, Arthur Langton, Cyril Vincent, Denis Tomlinson, and English players, Greville Stevens, Charles Lyttelton and 'Monty' Garland-Wells. Official press stamp to verso of both for A.V. Swaebe, London. Both photographs 8"x6". Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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South Africa tour to England 1935. Original mono press photograph of the touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Signed in ink to the photograph by Tomlinson, Nourse and Vincent. Central Press Photos, London. 11.5"x8.75". Two tears to top edge with tape repairs to verso, affecting one signature, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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South Africa tour to England 1935. Official mono photograph of M.C.C. officials H.G. Owen-Smith, P.F. Warner, A. Melville, A.J. Webbe, Viscount Cobham, S.J. Snooke, H.D.G. Leveson Gower, and England captain, Percy Chapman gathered on board the Union Castle 'Windsor Castle' liner at Southampton for the South African's departure on 20th September 1935. 11.25"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount which has been slightly trimmed, overall 14.5"x11". Official stamp for Topical Press Agency, London to verso. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1938/39. Large official sepia photograph of the M.C.C. team who toured South Africa in 1938/39, seated and standing in rows and wearing M.C.C. sweaters. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount and is nicely signed in ink to lower border by all eighteen members of the touring party featured including the Manager, A.J. Holmes, R.J. Ridgway, South African liaison, and Bill Ferguson, Scorer. Players' signatures include Hammond (Captain), Hutton, Edrich, Wright, Verity, Goddard, Perks, Gibb, Farnes, Wilkinson, Valentine, Bartlett, Paynter etc. Slight fading to the signature of Yardley. Printed title and players' names to mount borders. The photograph measures 14.75"x11" and overall 18"x16.5". Foxing to mount and slightly to photograph, small loss to mount corners, otherwise a very good image. Rare photograph in this signed form
Estimate: £230/260
The 5th Test was to be the longest Test match ever and finished in a draw! It would subsequently known as 'The Timeless Test'. It started on the 3rd March and finished, still undecided, on the 14th March when the tourists began a two day rail trip back to the ship in Cape Town. It was the longest first class match ever played (10 days) and produced the highest aggregate (1981 runs). England's 654-5 remains the highest 4th innings total in all first class cricket. Hammond made 140 in the England 2nd innings, Paynter played and made 62 & 75. In this 'Timeless Test' series, England won 1-0
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'Currie Cup Tournament 1958/59. Winners - Transvaal'. Official mono photograph of twenty team members seated and standing in rows in cricket attire with the trophy, and P. Heine inset to top left corner. Players featured who represented South Africa are Waite (captain), Funston, Adcock, Taylor, Endean, Carlstein, O'Linn, Walter, Fellows-Smith, Varnals, Heine etc. The photograph with printed title and players' names to mount borders, by Maurice measures 14.5"x11". Ex Fellows-Smith collection. Mounted and framed, overall 21"x17". Good image. Minor ageing to mount, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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South Africa tours to England 1940s-1960s. Twenty eight original mono press photographs of match action and player portraits, the majority of the South Africans on tour to England with some of England in South Africa. Also includes a selection of tour related souvenir brochures, fixture cards, scorecards, cutting etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Gentlemen v Players 1939. Large original official mono photograph of the Players team seated and standing in rows wearing blazers for the match played at Lord's, 5th- 7th July 1939. Players featured are Paynter (Captain), Price, Bowes, Hardstaff, Pope, Hutton, Dollery, Copson, Compton, Gimblett and Wright. The photograph by Sport & General, London, measures 12"x10". Tear to top edge, otherwise a nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Players won by 160 runs
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West Indies tour to England 1963. Excellent large original mono press photograph depicting the iconic scenes of large crowds on the pitch and looking down from the pavilion to celebrate West Indies winning the fifth Test at The Oval, 22nd- 26th August 1963, so clinching the series 3-1. The photograph by Central Press Photos, London, measures 12"x10". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Going in to the final Test, the series stood at 2-1 to West Indies with one match drawn. England held a slender lead of 29 runs from the first innings, and were bowled out for 223 in their second innings. Set 253 to win, West Indies achieved their target for the loss of only two wickets, Conrad Hunte scoring an unbeaten 108
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Alfred Lewis 'Alf' Valentine. Jamaica & West Indies 1949-1965. Five original mono press photographs of Valentine at various stages of his playing career 1950-1963. Includes four head and shoulders images and one in bowling pose. 5"x8" and smaller. Sold with a selection of eleven original press photographs of West Indies players in action in the 1950s-1970s, and a portrait photograph of Learie Constantine. Other players featured include Collie Smith, Allan Rae, Garry Sobers, Rohan Kanhai, Lance Gibbs, Basil Butcher and Seymour Nurse. 10"x8" and smaller. Agencies include Central Press Photos, Sport & General, Camera Press, and Daily Press. Some faults and press masking, otherwise in good condition. Qty 16
Estimate: £40/60
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George Gunn. Nottinghamshire & England 1902-1932. Two mono restrike images from originals taken at Trent Bridge of a presentation made to Gunn to celebrate his fiftieth birthday in 1929. One photograph is a general view of the ground with large crowds looking on from the grandstand and on the pitch, with a long row of cars parked on the boundary edge with houses in the background. The other is a closer view of the presentation with dignitaries and the players giving 'three cheers'. Excellent evocative images. Each measures 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £20/30
The presentation took place during the Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire match played 19th- 20th June 1929 which Nottinghamshire won by nine wickets. George Gunn scored 59 in the first innings
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'Test and County cricketers 1930s-1960s. A good selection of twenty seven original mono press player portrait photographs of Test and County cricketers. Earlier England Test cricketers are Harold Larwood (two different), Walter Hammond and Bob Wyatt, each approx. 6.5"x4.5". Reuter and Central Press Photos. Others from the early 1960s are McKinnon, Griffon, McLean and Waite (South African tour to England 1960), Bailey, Fletcher (Essex), Milton, Allen (Gloucestershire), Tattersall (Lancashire), Price, Titmus, Murray (Middlesex), Tribe, Andrew, Milburn (Northamptonshire), Jepson (Nottinghamshire), Edrich, Swetman (Surrey), Parks, Dexter (Sussex), McCool (Somerset), Wardle (Yorkshire). All 6"x4". Press Portrait Bureau. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Pakistan tour to England 1967. Excellent large original mono press photograph depicting crowds of Pakistan supporters invading the pitch to celebrate Asif Iqbal reaching his century in the third and final Test at The Oval, 24th- 28th August 1967. Asif Iqbal is seen raised on the shoulders of the supporters, while England players Alan Knott, Basil D'Oliveira and Colin Cowdrey are seated in the foreground with Brian Close standing looking on. Press agency stamps to verso for Central Press Photos and Daily Telegraph. 11.5"x9". Light creasing to one edge, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
England were leading the three match Test series 1-0 going in to the final Test with one match drawn. England has posted a significant first innings lead of 224 runs (Barrington 142) and, with Pakistan at 86-5 in their second innings, looked set for an easy victory. However, when Intikhab Alam came to the crease, he and Asif Iqbal put on a then world record ninth wicket partnership of 190, Asif ending with 146, Intikhab 51. England knocked off the 32 runs required for the loss of only two wickets to win the match and take the series 2-0
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Malcolm Jameson Hilton. Lancashire & England 1946-1961. Two large photograph albums from the personal collection of Malcolm Hilton comprising an excellent selection of approx. seventy original mono mainly press photographs laid down to album pages, with a further thirty four loose press and candid photographs. Over one hundred in total. Photographs depict Hilton in match action (including dismissing Bradman in the tour match at Old Trafford), practising batting and bowling in the nets, signing autographs, coaching, team photographs, portraits, with family, celebrating his 21st birthday in 1949, his wedding in 1950 etc. The majority 10"x8" and smaller. The odd photograph with press masking. Wear to the albums, faults to some images, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
In the tour match, Lancashire v Australians at Old Trafford 26th- 28th May 1948, Hilton dismissed Don Bradman in both innings, bowled for 11 in the first, and stumped by Eric Edrich for 43 in the second. The match was drawn. Hilton made four Test appearances for England 1950-1952
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Malcolm Jameson Hilton. Lancashire & England 1946-1961. Five original mono press photographs each featuring Hilton. Photographs are Hilton in bowling action pose, nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph with dedication 'To Mum & Dad with Love, Malcolm'. Other subjects are the last wicket pair of Hilton and Statham walking off the field having held out for an exciting draw v Yorkshire at Old Trafford, 8th August 1956, shaking hands with Norman Yardley on the occasion of Hilton's selection for the England Test team in 1950, walking on to the field with Lancashire team mates, and signing a bat for boys attending Hilton's former school. Photo agencies include News Chronicle, Provincial Press Agency and Yorkshire Evening News. The photographs measure 10"x8", one smaller. Ex Hilton collection. Odd nicks and tape repairs, adhesive marks to verso of one, otherwise nice images in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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Lancashire C.C.C. 1950 County Championship joint winners. Official mono press photograph of the Lancashire team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, the Old Trafford pavilion and spectators in the background. Very nicely and uniformly signed in blue ink to the photograph by all twelve featured players. Signatures are Howard (Captain) Washbrook, Place, Edrich, Ikin, Grieves, Tattersall, Barlow, Berry, Hilton, Statham and Dickinson. Ex Malcolm Hilton collection. Central Press Photos, London. 8.5"x6.5". Adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lancashire and Surrey shared the 1950 County Championship. Of twenty eight matches played, Lancashire won sixteen, lost two and drew ten
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Kumar Sri Ranjitsinhji. Cambridge University, Sussex & England 1893-1920. Ranjitsinhji's nephews. Original sepia press photograph of four of Ranji's young nephews standing together in cricket attire. The press caption to verso names the boys as, K.S. Samarsinhji, K.S. Indravijaysinhji, K.S. Ranvirsinhji and K.S. Jayendrasinhji. Ranji is quoted saying that Indravijaysinhji 'will be even better than Duleepsinhji' (another nephew of Ranji, not featured in this photograph). The photograph by Fox Photos, London, measures 10"x8". Sold with an original mono press photograph of K.S. Duleepsinhji, head and shoulders, by Central Press Photos. Date stamps for 1959 and 1989 to verso. Duleepsinhji died in 1959. 8.5"x6.5". Qty 2. Small tear to one edge of the larger photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Surrey C.C.C. 1939. Original mono press photograph of the Surrey team being presented to King George VI at The Oval. The photograph signed in ink by all twelve players. Signatures are Monty Garland-Wells (Captain), Patrick Dickinson (10 matches 1939), Ted Brooks, Eddie Watts, Gerald Mobey, Bob Gregory, Alf Gover, Stan Squires, Edward Whitfield, Jack Parker, Laurie Fishlock, and Bernie Constable. The photograph by Central Press Photographs, London, measures 9.5"x7". Sold with an original mono press studio portrait of Eric Bedser by the J. Arthur Rank Organisation. The press label to verso described Eric visiting his brother, Alec, at Pinewood Studios, who was filming for 'The Final Test'. 7.5"x9.5". Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
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Kent C.C.C. Three early sepia photographs, two feature James Seymour in batting poses at Lord's c.1910. Both measure 4"x5". Photographer unknown. Both images with creasing, tears and some loss. The other depicts Frank Woolley in bowling pose, probably 1920s. 4.25"x6.5". Sport & General. VG. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
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Cricket grounds 1934-1987. A good selection of nineteen original mono press photographs with some restrikes, all featuring cricket grounds, a number in inclement weather. General views include The Oval 1931, Trent Bridge 1934, Canterbury 1937, large queues outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground 1937, Old Trafford under water 1954, the Edgbaston groundsman attempting to remove water from the pitch and another of him inspecting a flooded wicket 1954, Lord's in a hailstorm 1968, The Oval under water 1968, and aerial views of the Adelaide Oval (date unknown), Newlands 1938, Trent Bridge 1957, Old Trafford 1961, Headingley 1961 etc. Various sizes. Sport & General, Fox Photos, Central Press, Kemsley Newspapers, Aerofilms etc. Some faults to earlier images, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Test and County photographs late 1940s-1970s. Black file comprising approx. one hundred original mono press photographs, including match action, teams, player portraits etc. Subjects include Don Bradman playing golf on the 1948 tour. Norman Yardley and Don Bradman, captains of the Australia and England teams walking off the field at Old Trafford, both wearing overcoats. Bradman being treated for cramp in the Australia v India Test at Melbourne, 1948. The scoreboard at Headingley showing the Indian's score with four wickets down and no runs in their second innings of the first Test, signed to the lower border by Fred Trueman, 1952. Ian Johnson, captain of the 1956 Australian touring party to England, bowling in the nets. Yorkshire team photograph 1956. M.C.C. touring party boarding the aeroplane at London for the 1962/63 tour to Australia. Team photograph of the 1964 Australian touring party. John Edrich surviving an appeal for L.B.W. off the bowling of Neil Hawke in 1964, the photograph signed by Hawke. Fred Trueman being congratulated by Colin Cowdrey after becoming the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets in 1964. Peter May and John Reid captains of England and New Zealand tossing for innings at the start of the 1958 Test series. Player portrait photographs of Goonesena (Nottinghamshire), David White (Hampshire), Frank Mann (Middlesex), Eric Hollies (Warwickshire), Keith Miller, Ray Lindwall (Australia) etc. Agencies include Reuter, Daily Express, Central Press, Sport & General etc. Various sizes, the majority 10"x8". Some press masking, odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
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England Test, County, University teams and players 1900s-1960s. A mixed selection of approx. fifty original mono press photographs with the odd restrike and candid photograph featuring England Test, County and some representative cricket. Images depict teams and individuals in portraits, informal poses, match action, entering the field, Maurice Tate training in a muddy field etc. Also includes images from Sir Julien Cahn's tour to New Zealand 1938/39, v India 1952, v West Indies 1933, 1954, v South Africa 1929, 1935, 1947, 1951, v Pakistan 1954 etc. Various press agencies including Wilkes, Central News, Central Press, Sport & General etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Sold with a small selection of booklets including two on Len Hutton. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60

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