“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]
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“Snowy” Baker Boxing Postcards [Sydney Stadium]

c1913–1915. Twenty-four (24) colour process lithograph postcards with seven admission tickets for Baker’s Stadium boxing matches, each postcard printed with name of boxer in image and “Arthur McQuitty & Co.” printer’s line verso, some tickets annotated and stamped, 13.8 x 8.7cm (approx. each). Slight foxing and scuffing overall, missing portions to some.

Australian and international boxers pictured in this collection are: Bill Lang, Arthur Pelkey, Tom McCormick, Ray Bronson, Jimmy Clabby, Fritz Holland, Johhny Summers, Tim Land, Dave Smith, Jules Dubourg, Eddie McGoorty, Jeff Smith, Owen Moran, Alf Morey, Fred Kay, Jerry Jerome, Milburn Saylor, Pat Bradley, Harry Stone, Jimmy Fitton, Matt Wells, Hughie Mehegan, Nat Williams, and Herb McCoy.

The admission tickets, all for “Baker’s Stadium, Rushcutter’s Bay, Sydney”, include stamps for matches: Hill v. Edwards, Smith v. Hill, Claddy v. Uren, Edwards v. McCoy, and on the same ticket Graham v. Wastie and Murphy v. Coyle.

Reginald “Snowy” Baker (1884–1953) was an Australian athlete, sports promoter, and actor who bought the Sydney Stadium in 1913 “where he and his brothers became boxing promoters. He set a standard of boxing rules that the rest of the world followed.” Ref: Sport Australia Hall of Fame; Wiki.

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Item #CL199-72

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