Item #CL194-82 “Coo-ee!” The English Cricketers
“Coo-ee!” The English Cricketers
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“Coo-ee!” The English Cricketers

1897. Wood engraving, process screen and letterpress, title, date “Christmas 1897” and text throughout, 66 x 54.2cm. Minor missing portions to old folds, stains and creases. Framed.

Text includes “The Coo-ee Supplement. See our cricket confidences from the English cricketers. J.R. Mason, T. Richardson, T. Hayward, A.C. MacLaren, G.H. Hirst, J.T. Hearne, John Briggs, N.F. Druce, E. Wainwright, W. Storer, K.S. Ranjitsinhji, and J.H. Board.” Border advertisements include “John Hunter, City Boot and Mercery Palace” and “Resch’s brilliant Waverley Ales.”

The England cricket team toured Australia in the 1897-1898 season to play a five-match Test series against the Australian national cricket team. The English team was captained by Andrew Stoddart and the Australian team by Harry Trott. Australia won the Test series 4 to 1. Ref: Wiki.

Item #CL194-82

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