Cricket Prints, Original Artwork & Paintings

Lot 599:
Lot 599
George Gunn. Nottinghamshire & England 1902-1932. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Gunn, full length in batting pose at the wicket, wearing Nottinghamshire cap. No. 65.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 600:
Lot 600
Joseph Hardstaff (Senior). Nottinghamshire & England, 1902-1924. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Hardstaff, full length in batting pose at the wicket, wearing Nottinghamshire cap. No. 104.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 601:
Lot 601
Leonard Charles Braund. Surrey, Somerset, London County & England 1896-1920. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Braund, three quarter length in cricket attire. No. 89.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 602:
Lot 602
Harry Chidgey. Somerset 1900-1921. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Chidgey, half quarter length, wearing striped blazer. No. 101.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 603:
Lot 603
Henry 'Harry' Howell, Warwickshire & England 1913-1928. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Howell, full length, in bowling pose. No. 70.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 604:
Lot 604
William George Quaife. Warwickshire & England 1894-1928. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Quaife, full length, in batting pose. No. 81.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 605:
Lot 605
Harry Leslie Higgins. Worcestershire 1920-1927. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Higgins, half length, wearing blazer. No. 168.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 606:
Lot 606
Geoffrey George Fenner Greig. Worcestershire 1920-1925. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Greig, half length, wearing striped cap and blazer. No. 167.C. 4"x6". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £56
Lot 607:
Lot 607
Richard Ernest Turner. Worcestershire 1909-1922. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Turner, half length, wearing striped blazer. No. 170.C. 4"x6". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 608:
Lot 608
Arthur Grimsdell. Hertfordshire 1922-1947. Phillips 'Pinnace Footballers (Premium Issue)' cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Grimsdell, head and shoulders in Tottenham Hotspur shirt. Printed title to lower border 'A. Grimsdell. Tottenham Hotspurs'. No. 80. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Grimsdell was a professional footballer who made over four hundred appearances for Tottenham Hotspur 1912-1927 and six for England 1920-1923, captaining the side on three occasions. He played his cricket for Hertfordshire in the Minor Counties League. His one first-class match was for the East of England against New Zealand in 1927
Lot 609:
Lot 609
Arthur Egerton Knight. Hampshire 1913-1923. Phillips 'Pinnace Footballers (Premium Issue)' cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Knight, head and shoulders in Portsmouth F.C. shirt. Printed title to lower border 'A.E. Knight. Portsmouth'. No. 171. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £58
Knight played four first-class matches for Hampshire. He was an amateur footballer for Portsmouth and Corinthians, and for the England amateur team, gaining one cap for the full national side
Lot 610:
Lot 610
John Stanton Fleming Morrison. Cambridge University & Somerset 1912-1920. Phillips 'Pinnace Footballers (Premium Issue)' cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Morrison, head and shoulders in Corinthians F.C. shirt. Printed title to lower border 'J.S.F. Morrison. Corinthians'. No. 963. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Morrison won blues at Cambridge for cricket, football and golf and became a noted golf course architect
Lot 611:
Lot 611
John 'Jack' Mitton. Somerset 1920. Phillips 'Pinnace Footballers (Premium Issue)' cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Mitton, head and shoulders in Sunderland F.C. shirt. Printed title to lower border 'J. Mitton. Sunderland'. No. 654. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Mitton was a professional footballer 1914-1928 for Burnley, Bury, Exeter City, Sunderland, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton. In 1920 he played two first-class matches for Somerset
Lot 612:
Lot 612
William Victor Fox. Worcestershire 1923-1932. Phillips 'Pinnace Footballers (Premium Issue)' cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Fox, head and shoulders in football attire. Printed title to lower border 'V. Fox'. No. 1143. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Victor Fox played football for Middlesbrough, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newport County. He made 163 first-class appearances for Worcestershire
Lot 613:
Lot 613
Louis Bookman. Ireland 1920-1929. Phillips 'Pinnace Footballers (Premium Issue)' cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Bookman, head and shoulders in football attire. Printed title to lower border 'L. Bookman. Luton Town'. No. 768. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
Bookman played football for Bradford City, West Bromwich Albion and Luton Town. He played nine first-class cricket matches, all for Ireland
Lot 614:
Lot 614
John William Henry Tyler Douglas. Essex, London County & England, 1901-28. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Douglas, full length, in batting pose in the nets. No. 42c. 4"x6". Small mark to top left corner, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 615:
Lot 615
Frank William Gilligan. Oxford University & Essex, 1919-1929. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Gilligan, full length in wicket keeping pose. No. 137c. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 616:
Lot 616
John William 'Jack' Hearne. Middlesex & England 1909-1936. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Hearne, full length in wearing cricket attire and Middlesex cap holding a ball. No. 48.C. 4"x6". Slight silvering, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition. Sold with seven mono real photograph postcards and two others of players and teams 1920s-1960s. Postcards featured include Brian Taylor (Essex), signed by Taylor, A.E.R. Gilligan, Ted Bowley (Sussex), Chapman, Ames and Freeman (Kent), Alf Pope (Derbyshire), Cyril Vincent (South Africa), Kent team 1925 etc. Series include Flemons of Tonbridge, Jacksons Faces of Weston Super Mare, Deane, Wiles & Millar or Brighton etc. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 10
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 617:
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'Souvenir Tyldesley's Benefit 1906'. Mono postcard produced for J.T. Tyldesley's Benefit with title to centre and three images, one of Tyldesley, one of the Pavilion at Old Trafford, and Tyldesley's birthplace at Roe Green. Handwritten inscriptions in ink to verso, 'Aug 6, 7 & 8th. Lancashire v Yorkshire. Old Trafford', and in a different hand, 'J.T. Tyldesley, 1st inns b Rhodes 65, 2nd inns c Rhodes b Hirst 20'. Postcard by W.H.S. & S.M. Rare. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 618:
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Cricket postcards 1900s-1930s. Original mono postcard of Tom Bowley in bowling pose at the crease. Printed title to lower border, 'T. Bowley "The Castle" Hotel, Sherborne (late Surrey, Northampton & Dorset County XI's, late coach to Sherborne School'. Sold with an excellent mono real photograph postcard of Percy Chapman, head and shoulders wearing shirt, tie and trilby hat. B. & W. Fisk-Moore, Canterbury. Sold with a further selection including colour postcards of members of the 1907/08 England tour to Australia of Len Braund, Jack Hobbs, Colin Blythe and Joe Humphries, all Melbourne Sports Depot, Melbourne, etc. Qty 12. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 619:
Lot 619
'Australian Test Team' 1930. Thirteen real photograph, same series, sepia postcards of members of the Australian team to England, some head and shoulders, some posed or action images. Players are Woodfull, Bradman, Wall, a'Beckett, McCabe, Kippax, Hurwood, Oldfield, Fairfax, Walker, Hornibrook, Richardson and Grimmett. All the postcards have title 'Australian Test Team' followed by printed players name to lower border. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 620:
Lot 620
Modern comic postcards. A large selection of approx. seventy modern postcards, some by contemporary cartoonists, others reproductions of Victorian postcards. Series include 'Postcards from the Sledge' and 'This Cricketing Year 1991' (Bill Stott) etc. Sold with a selection of over eighty general modern cricket related postcards. Over one hundred and fifty in total. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 621:
Lot 621
Modern county postcards. Four official Hampshire C.C.C. postcards by John Brindley. Sixteen official 'Lancashire C.C.C. Player Series' 1996. Thirty two official Essex player postcards/ photographs, 2000s. Sold with over fifty player, team and other postcards, 1970s-2000s, the odd one signed. Over one hundred in total. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 622:
Lot 622
Australian cricket grounds. A good selection of over one hundred modern postcards of Australian Test and state cricket grounds. Postcards are New South Wales, (Qty 21), Adelaide, South Australia (12), Tasmania (9), Queensland (7), Victoria (6), Perth, Western Australia (3), and Darwin, Northern Territory (3). Sold with a similar selection of international cricket ground postcards of South Africa (15), New Zealand (10), England (7), and others (9). VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
Lot 623:
Lot 623
Modern player postcard series. Over one hundred and thirty player postcards. Series include Classic Cricket Cards 'England Cricketers. Caricatures by Patch (16), 'Karizzma Collectables Series 1' (16), ECE 'England Cricket Team 2006' (20), T.C.C.B. 'England Internationals in the 90s' (32, nos. 1-8 and 9-33), J/V Series (8), M.R.R. 'Cricket Hall of Fame Series' (44). VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Australian and Don Bradman postcards. Australian Legends. Don Bradman (6), '3 Mobile Ashes Test Series 2006-07' (2 first day of issue postcards), 'Australian Cricket Hall of Fame' (10), 'Sheffield Shield Centenary 1992' (2 first day of issue postcards), 'England v Australians' (2), Saltire 'Australia World Cup 2007' (15). Sold with a selection of World Cup 1999 postcards including Stamp Publicity 'Match Venue' series (6), 'The Semi-Finalists' (4), 'Badges of Competitors' (12), and 'World Cup Captains' (12). VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 625:
Lot 625
W.G. Grace. A selection of twenty six modern postcards, greetings and collectors' cards, and three first day covers, all featuring Grace. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 626:
Lot 626
Modern postcard series. Over eighty postcards. Series include Rosi Robinson (8), Cricket Memorabilia Society 'K.H. Baloch Collection' (8), Deborah Wolstenholme (16), 'Inns & Outs' (8), 'Robert Opie Collection' (13), Pakistan Test players (19) etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 627:
Lot 627
Austin David George Matthews. Northamptonshire, Glamorgan & England 1927-1947. Original mono press photograph of Matthews, head and shoulders in cricket attire and blazer. Photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £50
Lot 628:
Lot 628
Donald George Bradman. New South Wales, South Australia & Australia 1927-1949. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of Bradman, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring cap and sweater. The postcard very nicely signed by Bradman in ink. This is card number 3 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Minor adhesive marks to verso and minor wear to card otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
This was Bradman's first tour of England. He scored 974 runs at an average of 139.14 during the Test series, with four centuries, including two double hundreds and a triple century. Bradman's first-class tour total was 2,960 runs, at an average of 98.66 with 10 centuries, was another enduring record, the most by any overseas batsman on a tour of England
Lot 629:
Lot 629
Signed England postcards 1960s-1970s. Eight mono 'J/V Cricket Series Set 2' postcards of England cricketers, each signed by the featured player. Signatures are Boycott, Edrich, D'Oliveira, Illingworth, Knott, Snow, Underwood and Willis. Also an 'M.R.R.' series postcard of Colin Cowdrey, signed by Cowdrey, and two mono postcard size photographs of Tony Lewis and Keith Fletcher, each signed by the featured player. Sold with five Star Series postcards. Qty 16. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 630:
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'Australian Test Team' 1930. Six real photograph, same series, sepia postcards of members of the Australian team to England, some head and shoulders, some posed images. Players are Grimmett, Hornibrook, Oldfield, Richardson, Walker and Wall. All the postcards have title 'Australian Test Team' followed by printed players name to lower border. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 631:
Lot 631
Cricket postcards 1900s-1950s. A selection of twenty four mono real photograph and printed postcards, the odd one in colour, the majority depicting individual cricketers. Players featured include Lilly, Tyldesley, Warner, Arnold, Trumble, Foster, Hayward, Jessop, Maclaren, Hirst etc. Series include Rotophot, E. Hawkins & Co., Hartmann, Valentines, Wrench, 'Force', Rival etc. Mixed condition, generally good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 632:
Lot 632
Sussex C.C.C. 1900s-1930s. Eight mono real photograph postcards of individual Sussex cricketers. Players are Maurice Tate, Harry Parks, C.B. Fry, K.S. Duleepsinhji, Jim Cornford, Tommy Cook, Ted Bowley, and Fred Tate. Series include Deane, Wiles & Miller of Brighton, Rotary Photo, Nias, Wrench etc. Punch hole to corner of the Fred Tate postcard, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
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Leonard Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Original mono real photograph advertising postcard produced for the release of 'Len Hutton in Cricket Batting Strokes', a 'visual unit' of three sound films, three filmstrips, sixteen repetitive films and a handbook. Produced by the Realist Film Unit of London in 1950. The photograph to the front depicts Hutton in the nets demonstrating a forward defensive. An excellent image. The card in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 634:
Lot 634
Garry Sobers. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Sobers, head and shoulders walking off the field, late 1960s. Signed to the photograph by Sobers. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 635:
Lot 635
Maurice Leyland and Percy Holmes. Yorkshire & England. Two official mono postcards, each depicting the featured player half length wearing Yorkshire cap and blazer. The postcards by Fielding of Leeds. Series nos. 452 and 459 respectively. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 636:
Lot 636
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1959. Mono real photograph of the Yorkshire team lined up in cricket attire on the outfield at Scarborough for the match v M.C.C., 2nd-4th September 1959. Yorkshire won by seven wickets. The photograph is signed in blue ink by six players. Signatures are Close, Stott, Bolus, Bird, Birkenshaw and Wilson, the signatures slightly faded. Also signed to verso by Don Wilson. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 637:
Lot 637
England signed collectors' cards, postcards and photographs 1980s/1990s. A selection of thirty five trade cards, postcards and official player photographs, each signed by the featured player. Series include 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series', 'Classic Cricket Cards International Cricketers', 'TCCB [and ECB] International Cricketers' etc. Signatures include Fraser, Malcolm, Stewart, Thorpe, Tudor, Lara, Cork, Atherton etc. Other signed player photographs include Haynes, Willis, DeFreitas, Gower, Irani, Hussain etc. Includes four 'Famous Test Match Grounds' postcards, two of Trent Bridge signed by Allan Border and Mike Brearley, and two of Lord's signed by Peter May and Bob Simpson. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 638:
Lot 638
Cricket Memorabilia Society. Four signed cards of Yorkshire and England players. Richard Hutton, card no. 94, limited edition no. 65/100, John Hampshire (no. 83, 98/100), Arnie Sidebottom (no. 74, 59/100), and Jack Birkenshaw (no. 89, 89/100). VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
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Cricket Memorabilia Society. Ten signed cards of England Test players. Paul Downton, card no. 86, limited edition no. 67/100, Eric Russell (no. 78, 56/100), David Steele (no. 85, 85/100), John Stephenson (no. 93, 93/100), Harold Rhodes (no. 90, 71/100), Richard Ellison (no. 92, 72/100), Mark Ilott (no. 72, 83/100), Peter Martin (no. 95, 87/100), Chris Lewis (no. 91, 79/100), and Les Taylor (no. 84, 62/100). VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 640:
Lot 640
Australia tour to England 1905. Three postcards each featuring cameo photographs of the members of the 1905 Australian touring party. Postcards include a scarce 'Australian Cricket Team 1905' mono real photograph postcard with title below centre image of Captain Darling. 'W.H.S. & S. The Grosvenor Series'. Also a Philco Series no. 6003F real photograph postcard, and a mono Hartmann postcard. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 641:
Lot 641
Force Bat advertising postcard c1912. Summers Brown & Co, London. Sepia real photograph postcard of the face and verso of a Force bat signed by the South Africa, Australia, England (Triangular Tournament 1912), and Yorkshire (Champion County 1912) teams. Caption below reads 'This "Force" Bat realised the sum of £124 13s., beating all records. In 1909 a "Force" bat realised 87 14s., being a previous highest record for any bat.' Excellent condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
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Kent C.C.C. early 1900s. Eighteen mono postcards (two colour), some real photograph postcards of Kent cricketers. Players featured include A. Fielder, Warner's Team Series, John Walker & Co. Hutchings and Marsham standing with W.G. Grace, publisher unknown, colour postcards of C. Blythe and K.L. Hutchings, J.R. Mason in batting pose. Others players featured include F. Woolley, C.H.B. Marsham, J. Seymour, E. Humphreys etc. Also two Kent team postcards for 1906 and 1909. Publishers include Mockford, De'Ath etc. Includes some Star Series postcards. Mixed condition, fair to good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 643:
Lot 643
Surrey and Middlesex postcards early 1900s. Surrey players include 'Jack Hobbs Modelled in Butter, The British Empire Exhibition, Wembley' 1924. Beagles 695.O. E.G. Hayes, 'Force Bat' series. Middlesex players include two Rival Photographic Series postcards of P.F. Warner in batting pose playing a late cut, series no. 1397, T. Hayward, series no. 1612. E.H. Hendren in batting pose, publisher unknown. B.G.T. Bosanquet, and P.W. Warner in batting poses, Warner's Team Series, John Walker & Co. E.H. Trott 'Whizz' in bowling pose, Hartmann Series no. 1383. Includes a number of Star Series postcards. Mixed condition, generally good. Qty 20
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 644:
Lot 644
International Cricketers/ Classic Cricket Postcards. Blue album comprising a collection of fifty two International Cricketers postcards, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Kohli, Sangakkara, G. Smith, Collingwood, Stokes, Woakes, Carberry, Croft, Panesar, Anderson, Bairstow, Buttler, Dilshan, Prior, Hales, Bell, Trott, Bresnan, Broad etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £130
Lot 645:
Lot 645
Alec Bedser. Surrey & England 1939-1960. Large and impressive original watercolour painting of Bedser, head and shoulders and in bowling pose, by artist Rodger Towers in 1983. Signed by the artist. The image was published in 'The Lord's Taverners fifty Greatest Cricketers' book published in 1983. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 24"x30". G
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 646:
Lot 646
'Is it a Bird, is it a Plane? No! Its Superbat, flying to wherever the money is Best!'. Large original pen and ink and watercolour cartoon by artist 'JAK' (Raymond Jackson). The cartoon depicts Geoff Humpage of Warwickshire dressed as a super hero flying through the sky in full batting attire and pointing his bat to the heavens (similar look to Superman). Humpage had agreed to join the England 'Rebel' tour of South Africa 1982/83. The cartoon signed by 'JAK' and dated '4th March 1982' to lower border. Framed and glazed, overall 25"x22". G/VG. Previously sold in the Robin Marlar sale of 2015
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Raymond Jackson (1927-1997), best known by his pen-name JAK was one of Britain's best-known newspaper cartoonists, working for the London Evening Standard from 1952 onwards. He also drew for the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Express and the Sunday Express
Lot 647:
Lot 647
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1927. Original pen and ink artwork on board of a cartoon by W.W. Kyle relating to the match v Hampshire played at Kettering, 16th-19th July 1927. Players featured in the cartoon include A. Kennedy, E.C. Clark, J. Newman and E.F. Towell of Northamptonshire, also Tennyson of Hampshire. Subjects covered include comments regarding the sight screen, the suitability of the wicket for Clark's bowling, Newman scoring 80 runs in the first innings, and '"Edgar's" first county runs almost gave us a first innings lead'. Handwritten annotation in ink to verso by the artist passes the copyright and reproduction rights to 'Northants Printing & Publishing Coy' and is dated September 1927. Formerly the property of E.F. 'Edgar' Towell. 14.5"x10.5". Minor spotting, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
The drawn match was notable for Mead scoring his hundredth first-class century for Hampshire in their second innings
Lot 648:
Lot 648
'Early Caricatures by Rip. Gentlemen & Players 1896'. Roland Pretty Hill 'RIP'. Original pen and ink cartoon on artist's board featuring caricatures of players, the majority of whom were members of the Gentlemen v Players teams who played at Lord's, 6th-8th July 1896. Players depicted are George Giffen, Frank Iredale, W.G. Grace, Johnny Briggs, Charley Townsend, J.T. Brown, Tom Richardson, Sammy Woods, Bobby Abel, Ranjitsinhji etc. Title in pencil to the centre. To the left half of the board is a preliminary pencil sketch for a cartoon, 'Ranji in the 90s', depicting Ranjitsinhji in various cricket poses, one of him carrying an elongated cricket bag bearing his name. 14.5"x10.75". Minor wear and staining, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £240
Roland Pretty Hill (1866-1949), pseudonym 'RIP', was renowned at the turn of the century for his caricatures which appeared in Punch and the Evening News
Lot 649:
Lot 649
Australian tour of England 1926. F. Gardner 1926. Excellent and original pen and indian ink, watercolour, gouache and crayon drawing depicting the route of the Australian team via New Zealand, Fiji, Honolulu and Canada to England and depicting in the main the English lion greeting the Australian kangaroo with torrential rain falling on the scene with the Australian team mounting a cricket bag with sail trying to avoid the downpour. The centre of the drawing features the ink signatures of the Australian touring team led by Captain Herbie Collins. Seventeen signatures in total including the signatures of Sydney Smith, the Australian tour manager, other signatures include Bardsley, Mailey, Gregory, Andrews, Ryder, Grimmett, Taylor, Ellis, Ponsford, Macartney, Oldfield, Woodfull, Richardson etc. the drawing signed to the top right hand corner 'F. Gardner'. Previously sold as lot 22 in the M.C.C. Bicentenary auction of April 1987 for £3200 hammer. Mounted, framed and glazed. The drawing measures 11.5"x16.75" and overall 14"x19.5". Some press masking, odd faults and marks which were present when it was originally sold in 1987. A wonderfully evocative image of 'Ashes' cricket
Estimate: £1500/2500
Hammer price: £1500
The early part of the 1926 cricket season was exceptionally wet and the first Test match was washed out with no play, hence the deluge of rain falling on the British lion featured in the drawing
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England v South Africa 1907 and 1912 and Australia v South Africa 1912. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Selection of four satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. All feature matches in tours by South Africa to England in 1907 and South Africa and Australia in 1912. Also includes another four other cartoons featuring Horse racing, golf etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 5"x8". Odd nicks to page edges otherwise in good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke' giving a forthright commentary on local affairs for twenty five years in the Yorkshire Evening Post making 'Kester' a well known figure in the Leeds area. Dodgson died in 1953, aged 80.

The Yorkshire Tyke appears in nearly every one of the cartoons drawn by Dodgson and is normally dressed in archetypal flat cap, scarf and with trousers tied at the knee. He is normally portrayed smoking or holding a pipe which is always pointing downwards
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England v South Africa 1907 and 1912 and Australia v South Africa 1912. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Selection of seven satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. Cricketers featured in the cartoons include C.B. Fry, Foster, Wilfred Rhodes, Schofield Haigh, Kent v South etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 5"x8". Odd nicks to page edges otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £189
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England v South Africa 1907 and 1912 and Australia v South Africa 1912. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Selection of eight satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. Cricketers featured in the cartoons include A.C. Maclaren, C.B. Fry, George Hirst, C.H.B. Marsham, R.E. Foster, Wilfred Rhodes, Schofield Haigh etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 5"x8". Odd nicks to page edges otherwise in good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
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Yorkshire. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Collection of nine satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. All feature cricket with heavy Yorkshire cricket interest circa 1908-1912. Cricketers featured in the cartoons include Schofield Haig, George Hirst, David Denton, Pelham Warner, C.B. Fry etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 5"x8". Odd nicks to page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
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Yorkshire. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Collection of eight satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. All feature cricket with heavy Yorkshire cricket interest circa 1908-1912. Cricketers featured in the cartoons include Major Booth (Hat trick 1912), Schofield Haig, George Hirst, David Denton, Wilfred Rhodes, Alonzo Drake, Roy Kilner, Lord Hawke, etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 5"x8". Odd nicks/small tears to page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke' giving a forthright commentary on local affairs for twenty five years in the Yorkshire Evening Post making 'Kester' a well known figure in the Leeds area. Dodgson died in 1953, aged 80.

The Yorkshire Tyke appears in nearly every one of the cartoons drawn by Dodgson is normally dressed in archetypal flat cap, scarf and with trousers tied at the knee. He is normally portrayed smoking or holding a pipe which is always pointing downwards
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Yorkshire. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Collection of eight satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. All feature cricket with heavy Yorkshire cricket interest circa 1908-1912. Cricketers featured in the cartoons include David Denton, A.O.Jones, Lord Hawke, George Hirst, Archibald White, Jack Sharp, C.J.B. Wood etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 5"x8". Odd nicks/small tears to page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
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Yorkshire. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Collection of four large double page satirical original pencil cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. All feature cricket with heavy Yorkshire cricket interest circa 1908-1912. Cricketers featured in the cartoons include Wilfred Rhodes, George Hirst, Schofield Haigh, David Denton etc. Each cartoon is drawn on pages measuring 11"x8". Odd nicks/small tears to page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Lot 657:
Lot 657
England v Australia and South Africa 'Triangular Tournament' 1912. J.H. Dodgson. 'Yorkshire Evening Post' cartoonist 1900/1920's. Two original satirical pen and ink cartoons drawn by Dodgson, using his pseudonym 'Kester', and featuring the 'Yorkshire Tyke'. The first cartoon features the 'Yorkshire Tyke' and George Hirst looking at a notice giving the details of most of the team who played in the first Test against South Africa at Lord's but lacking the names of the two who eventually played, Wilfred Rhodes and S.F. Barnes. The other cartoon features the 'Yorkshire Tyke' introducing a player to C.B. Fry, the Captain who is listing down names of counties. The poster on the wall advises 'Test Offices. Teams selected on the shortest notice' Each cartoon, which are trimmed, measures approximately 5"x5.5". Good condition. Unusual to see the cartoon in pen and ink
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £140
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C. Hunt. Four original watercolour paintings, painted in the style of Vanity Fair by the artist C. Hunt. The prints are of W.A. Oldfield, A.A. Mailey, T.J.E. Andrews and C.G. Macartney, all of New South Wales and members of the 1921 and 1926 tours to England. All four uniformly mounted, framed and glazed, overall 9"x11". Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Lot 659:
Lot 659
West Indies Tour of England 1963. Large amusing original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork with blue highlights, by artist Roy Ullyett, depicting the West Indies players fully dressed in cricket attire in a filled bath under a shower. The caption to the top left corner reads, 'Following the American long range forecast of 30 days rain, the West Indians get in some intensive practice'. Standing in the bath, wearing his tour blazer, the captain, Frank Worrell states, 'OK fellows. Tomorrow we'll have it on cold and pretend we're playing at Manchester'. Nicely signed in black ink by Ullyett. An excellent image with good depictions of Worrell and Valentine. The artwork measures 12.5"x15.5". Laid down to the verso is a much reduced size original cutting of the cartoon, which was published in the Daily Express 19th April 1963 just a few days prior to the first match of the tour. Very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £160
Roy Ullyett was a cartoonist who was born in 1914 in Leytonstone and his career spanned 70 years and some 25,000 cartoons. He worked for the London Evening Star newspaper until after the war and joined the Daily Express newspaper in 1953 and worked for them for many years. He died in October 2001, aged 87.
Lot 660:
Lot 660
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1964/65. Large amusing original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork with blue highlights, by artist Roy Ullyett, depicting a gasping and perspiring South Africa fielder chasing a ball to the boundary. The scoreboard in the background shows the score at the end of the first day's play of the second Test at Johannesburg, with England 329 for two wickets (Dexter 167no and Barrington 59no). The fielder's speech bubble reads, '..And when Dexter said "Compliments of the Season" as he arrived at the wicket I thought he was being sincere!'. Nicely signed in black ink by Ullyett. An excellent image, the artwork measures 10.25"x15.25". Laid down to the verso is a much reduced size original cutting of the cartoon, which was published in the Daily Express 24th December 1964. Very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £140
The second Test match ended in a draw, Dexter ending on 172 and Barrington 121 in England's only innings. Following on in the second innings, Bland of South Africa finished 144noRoy Ullyett was a cartoonist who was born in 1914 in Leytonstone and his career spanned 70 years and some 25,000 cartoons. He worked for the London Evening Star newspaper until after the war and joined the Daily Express newspaper in 1953 and worked for them for many years. He died in October 2001, aged 87.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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