Cricket Scorecards, FDC's, Programmes, Magazines Etc

Lot 661:
Lot 661
Walter Reginald Hammond. Gloucestershire & England 1920-1951. Original pen and ink cartoon by 'Mac' dated 1938. The cartoon depicts Hammond in various cricket poses, as a golfer, footballer etc. The captions read, 'Son of an Artillery Quarter Master- If he hadn't a baton in his knapsack he must have had a bat', 'A Master at steering a ball clear of opponents', 'First class golfer & a great all rounder', 'He hopes to "bring home the bacon" for England', 'First Cricket in Malta with a wicket chalked on a gun shed. Now a seasoned campaigner who hopes to chalk up a win for us at Nottingham'. Some ageing and soiling, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
The first Test against Australia at Trent Bridge in 1938, Hammond's first as England captain, ended in a high scoring draw with centuries for England by Barnett (126), Hutton (100), Paynter (216no) and Compton (102) in their only innings total of 658-8 declared. In Australia's first innings, McCabe made 232, and following on in the second innings, Brown made 133 and Bradman 144no
Lot 662:
Lot 662
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Pen and ink caricature of Rhodes, head and shoulders wearing a Yorkshire cap, by artist Louis Ollier. Nicely signed in ink by Rhodes. 5.5"x8". Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 9.25"x12". Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 663:
Lot 663
Australia 1948. 'Tain't Cricket- It's Skittles!! that was played at the MCG Saturday'. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Herald' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, date stamped to verso 28th February 1948, relates to the Sheffield Shield match, Victoria v South Australia, 20th-24th February 1948. At the end of the second day's play Victoria were '7 for 127' with Victoria players depicted as skittles having been sent flying by the ball, with the South Australia bowlers, 'Geoff' Noblet and 'Bruce' Dooland, shown with devils tails and shaking hands. Below are caricatures of players including the South Australia captain, Ridings riding on the 'Vic. bowlers' as if on horseback, '(Rough) Ridings 186no', Lindsay Hasset and Ken Meuleman shown as 'A couple of dooks' having both made ducks, and the Test selectors including Bradman, 'must be wondering if they've picked the right blokes for Blightly!'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 15"x19.5". G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
South Australia won the match by eight wickets.

Wells, born in 1885, worked drawing sporting cartoons for the Melbourne Punch, Herald and The Age and also worked for the Daily Dispatch in the UK
Lot 664:
Lot 664
'Tops-y Turvey'. West Indies tour to Australia 1951/52. Large original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon relates to the tour match, Victoria v West Indies, played at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 23rd-27th November 1951. Players featured include Sonny Ramadhin, 'Little spinner had another successful afternoon' bowling, with his three victims in the match, 'Lin' Hassett, 'Sam' Loxton and 'Ian' Johnson depicted as spinning tops, Hassett saying '3rd time I've had this, I'm taking up bowls!'. The cartoon also mentions a 'Feature of game - good work by Vic Colts, specially Chambers, comments on the 'Number of dropped catches, missed stumpings, by Bob Christiana behind the wicket' who is shown crouching behind the stumps holding net, with a bottle of 'glue for the gloves', two buckets etc. Other players featured include 'Cocky Chambers's 3 left offs by Bob, 'Fergie' Ferguson and Considine who both scored ducks, Trim who suffered a black eye etc. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 11.25"x18". Small tear to top right hand corner, pin holes to corners, otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
The tour match was drawn
Lot 665:
Lot 665
Australia tour to South Africa 1966/67. 'Both have something in common for the vital 3rd Test- "Knots". They both start off Even Steven'. Large original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, dated 20th January 1967, depicts a South African springbok and Australian kangaroo, both dressed in cricket whites, each with a knot in its tail. The kangaroo is carrying 'Ducks for S. Af.' in its pouch. The springbok is pointing to the kangaroo saying, 'Plenty of room for more knots in that tail'. The lower third of the cartoon describes the recently drawn tour match v Orange Free State, Eddie Barlow 'back & fit' for the Test match, and speculates whether both Hawke and Hubble will play for Australia, 'Both will be needed if they're going to get Barlow & Co. Out'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 11.25"x18". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
With the Test series tied at 1-1, South Africa won the third Test match at Durban by eight wickets. They went on to win their first Test series against Australia 3-1
Lot 666:
Lot 666
Australia tour to South Africa 1966/67. 'Ali (Baba) Bacher & "Tiger" Lance- They made their presence "Veldt" at Jo'Burg'. Large original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, dated 18th November 1966, celebrates 'South Africa's 1st win ever, over Australian side on a tour there' in the match between Transvaal v Australians, Johannesburg, 11th-15th November 1966. The cartoon features Ali Bacher dressed as Ali Baba and Herbert 'Tiger' Lance in a tiger suit, the two holding an exhausted kangaroo. Each player is carrying a bat depicting the number of runs each scored in the match for Transvaal in their second innings (Bacher 235, Lance 107). The caption reads 'Bad luck for Kanger that he wandered into Wanderers Ground. We'll draw a "Vall" over it'. In the background is a leaping springbok proclaiming, 'Now for the Tests'. Below are caricatures of Ian Brayshaw and Bill Playle of Western Australia, both depicted as fish, 'Look out Vics- The Gropers are here & on the "Bite". They've already taken the 4pts from Q & N.S.W.'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 14"x20.75". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
In the tour match Transvaal beat the Australians by 76 runs. South Africa went on to win a Test series against Australia for the first time, winning 3-1 with one match drawn
Lot 667:
Lot 667
'The Stones - Chairing the Winner'. Sheffield Shield 1965/66 season. Large original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon, dated 4th March 1966, relates to the final match of the Sheffield Shield season, Western Australia v New South Wales, Perth, 25th February- 1st March 1966. The major part of the cartoon features a cricketer depicted in stone, 'Old Stonewaller', with a shield inscribed 'Sheffield Shield Winners 1966 N.S.W.', being carried aloft by six New South Wales players. The caption reads 'A stonewalling partnership between Philpott & Taber wrecked the hopes of W.A. of taking the Shield this season'. The players featured are Renneberg, Corling, Martin, Rothwell, Taber ('54 in 142m') and Philpott ('23 in 120m'). To the right is a caricature of the Western Australia bowler, Jim Hubble, 'A surprise packet in S. African team' for the 1966/67 Australian tour to South Africa. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 14"x21". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
With Western Australia needing to beat New South Wales to win the Sheffield Shield, they were thwarted in New South Wales's second innings by the rearguard of Philpott, Taber, Corling and Renneberg who, going in to the final day, took their overnight score of 86/5 to 222 all out. Western Australia ended on 96/1 resulting in a draw, and New South Wales the Sheffield Shield winners
Lot 668:
The Cricketers of Vanity Fair'. Excellent, and almost complete, collection of forty four original colour lithographs of cricketers, as listed by John Arlott in 'The Cricketer', August 1953, each framed and glazed. Lacking the original lithographs of E.W. Dillon and J.B. Hobbs which are present in the collection but are facsimile copies. The cricketers are Grace, Spofforth, Lord Harris, Bonnor, A.Lyttelton, Read, Philipson, Hornby, Stoddart, Woods, Lord Hawke, Fry, Baldwin, Dartmouth, Viscount Curzon, Mitchell, Clarke, McLean, Ranjitsinhji, Wynyard, E. Lyttelton, Jessop, N.G. Lyttelton, Jephson, Abel, Jackson, Burge, Paliaret, Hirst, Warner, Lord Darnley, Viscount Cobham, Bosanquet, Lord Dalmeny, Marsham, Lubbock, Hayward, Spooner, Tyldesley, Gillingham, Wells, Hutchings, Blythe and A. Bailey. Only lacking the two previously mentioned, Dillon and Hobbs and Sir A.C. Lucas from the Arlott listing. In addition to these lithographs there also twenty one of the twenty lithographs listed in J.W. Goldman's additional list published in 'The Cricketer', September 1953. The twenty one names being Duke of Beaufort, Earl of Bessborough, Justice Bray, Rev H.M. Butler, Lord Chelmsford, Earl of Dudley, Lord Geo. Hamilton, E. Horsman, T. Hughes, Earl of Leicester, W.H. Long, Lord Lyttleton, G.W. Spencer Lyttleton, General F. Marshall, Maharaja of Patiala, Sir Spencer Ponsonby-Fane, Earl Loreburn, Rev J.C. Ryle, Lord Charles Russell, P.M. Thornton and J.R. Mason. Lacking the lithograph of C.C. Clarke from the Goldman listing. The lithographs are all framed and glazed in brown frames, many uniformly framed in oak by framers G.D. Soar & Son of Kensington. Most frames are around 12"x17". Some faults noted, border marks to the Woods lithograph, Viscount Curzon and a small hole to the top border of the lithograph of the Earl of Bessborough, one glass cracked, a few other odd minor faults to the odd image otherwise in good condition. Qty 65. Rare to see an almost complete collection of cricketing Vanity Fair lithographs together from the two listings.
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: unsold
The 'Vanity Fair' magazine appeared on a weekly basis from November 1868 to January 1914
Lot 669:
Lot 669
Edward Wentworth Dillon. Kent 1900-1923. Vanity Fair. 'The Champion County'. Original colour chromolithograph of Edward Wentworth Dillon by OWL and dated September 13th 1913. Men of the Day 2339. The chromolithograph with printed caption 'The Champion County' printed to lower border. Good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £720
The 'Vanity Fair' magazine appeared on a weekly basis from November 1868 to January 1914. The lithograph of Dillon was the final cricketer to appear in the magazine before the demise of the magazine and therefore is the rarest cricketing lithograph to have appeared as circulation numbers dropped
Lot 670:
Lot 670
'The Eleven of England selected to contend in The Great Cricket Matches of the North for the Year 1847'. Very large lithograph, heightened with colour, of the fourteen players in cricket attire with players names printed to lower border. Players include Mynn, Felix, Guy, Parr, Dean, Clarke, Hillyer, Lillywhite, Pilch etc. Drawn by N. Felix and printed by N. Ploszcyznski of Hampstead . Published by Bailey Brothers of Cornhill on 20th November 1847. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 28.25"x23.5". Some loss to borders in particular the top right hand corner of the lithograph, also come creasing, nicks and splits to other areas, age toning to the image otherwise in generally good condition. A famous lithograph, one of the two rare large subjects produced by Felix
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £100
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Lot 700:
Lot 700
George Herbert Hirst, Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Vanity Fair. 'Yorkshire'. Original colour chromolithograph of Hirst by SPY, dated 20th August 1903. Signature in ink of Hirst on piece laid down to lower right hand corner of the lithograph 'G.H. Hirst'. Framed and glazed, overall 11"x16.5". Very good condition. Sold with F.S. Jackson, 'A Flanned Fighter', Vanity Fair 28th August 1902 by Spy. Also three Chevalier Taylor lithographs of Haigh and Denton, framed, and Hirst, unframed. Very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 701:
Vanity Fair. Digby Loder Armroid Jephson, Surrey 1890-1904. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Jephson. 'The Lobster'. May 22nd 1902 by Spy and Pelham Francis Warner, Middlesex & England 1894-1929. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Warner. 'Plum'. September 3rd 1903 by Spy. Sold with a mounted miniature Gunn & Moore bat with printed signatures of the Australian 1938 team to England. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 702:
Australia. Frederick Robert Spofforth. New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1874-1888. Vanity Fair. 'The Demon Bowler'. Original colour chromolithograph of Spofforth by Spy, dated July 13th 1878. Sold with George John Bonnor. New South Wales & Australia. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bonnor. 'Australian Cricket'. September 13th 1884 by APE. Both loose as issued and in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 703:
Vanity Fair. Robert Abel, Surrey & England 1881-1904. Vanity Fair original colour chromolithographs of Bobby Abel, Surrey & England. 'Bobby'. June 5th 1902 by Spy, Albert Nielson Hornby, Lancashire & England, 'Monkey'. August 15th 1891 by STUFF and Captain Edward George Wynyard, Hampshire & England, 'Hampshire'. August 25th 1898 by CG. All three loose as issued and in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 704:
Vanity Fair. Vanity Fair original colour chromolithographs of Lord Dalmeny, Middlesex. 'In his Fathers Steps'. 1904 by SPY, Reginald Herbert Spooner, Lancashire & England, 'Reggie'. July 18th 1906 by Spy and Pelham Francis Warner, Middlesex & England, 'Plum'. September 3rd 1903 by Spy. All three lmounted and in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 705:
Lot 705
'Sketches at Lord's'. Large original lithograph sheet comprising four coloured lithographs of 'Mr James Henry Dark, Proprietor of Lord's Cricket Ground. Sketches at Lord's No. 1, 'The Umpire' William Caldercourt. Sketches at Lord's No. 2, 'Hillyer. Born at Leybourne, Kent'. Sketches at Lords No. 3 and 'Martingell. Born at Nutfield, Surrey 1818'. Sketches at Lords No. 4. Published by John Corbet Anderson and Frederick Lillywhite on 1st March 1852 and printed by John C. Anderson. The lithograph framed and glazed and measures approximately 16"x21" overall. Minor staining to sheet otherwise in good+ condition. Rare to see four of the 'Small Series' portraits in their original state of four to a sheet
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £290
Lot 706:
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'Sketches at Lord's'. Collection of eleven original hand coloured lithographs of 'Mr James Henry Dark, Proprietor of Lord's Cricket Ground. Sketches at Lord's No. 1', 'The Umpire' William Caldercourt. Sketches at Lord's No. 2', 'Hillyer. Born at Leybourne, Kent'. Sketches at Lords No. 3', 'Martingell. Born at Nutfield, Surrey 1818' Sketches at Lords No. 4, 'Wisden. Born at Brighton'. Sketches at Lords No. 6, 'Fuller Pilch. Of Canterbury'. Sketches at Lords No. 7, 'Samson of Sheffield'. Sketches at Lords No. 8, 'Box. Born at Ardingley, Sussex 1809'. Sketches at Lords No. 9, 'George Parr. Born at Radcliffe Near Nottingham'. Sketches at Lords No. 10, 'Joseph Guy. Born at Nottingham'. Sketches at Lords No. 11 and 'Clarke. Slow bowler of Nottingham'. Sketches at Lords No. 12. Published by John Corbet Anderson and Frederick Lillywhite on 1st March 1852 and printed by John C. Anderson. Minor staining and age toning otherwise in good+ condition with strong colour. Almost a full set of these 'Small Series' portraits. Sold with a similar portrait of Alfred Mynn. After Charles J. Basebe. Hand coloured aquatint of the player by C. Hunt. Originally published by W.H. Mason, October 13th 1841. All 5.5"x8". Qty 12
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £140
Lot 707:
Lot 707
'Fuller Pilch. Sketches at Lord's No. 3'. Early large hand coloured tinted lithograph of Fuller Pilch in cricket attire and cap holding a cricket bat to his right hand side. John Corbett Anderson. Published by John Corbett Anderson on the 17th June 1850, and Mr. R. Dark, Lord's Ground, printed by Hullmandel & Walron. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 13"x18". Good/ very good condition. Sold with two modern reproduction prints from Corbett Anderson originals, of 'Bickley. Bowler', limited edition no. 3/350, and 'Caffyn', no. 12/350. VG. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 708:
Lot 708
'Joseph Guy of Nottingham'. Early large hand coloured tinted lithograph of Joseph Guy in cricket attire and top hat holding a cricket bat to his right hand side. John Corbett Anderson. Published by John Corbett Anderson on the 2nd April 1853, and F. Lillywhite, Islington. Printed by Richard Black. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 13"x18". G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 709:
Lot 709
'James Dean born at Duncton, Sussex, 1816'. Early large hand coloured tinted lithograph of James Dean in cricket attire and cap holding a cricket ball. John Corbett Anderson. Published by F. Lillywhite & Wisden, London, on the 14th April 1857. Printed by Stannard & Dixon. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 16"x21". G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 710:
Lot 710
'Oxfordshire Cricket Club 1787' and 'The Ladies Cricket Club 1785'. A pair of attractive engravings, one features an attractive image of a cricketer wearing period cricket attire, leaning on a bat and holding a ball standing next to the wicket, with a marquee and trees in the background. The surrounding oval border incorporates the printed title 'Oxfordshire Cricket Club 1787', the other features a lady cricketer wearing period dress, leaning on a bat and holding a ball standing next to the wicket (only two stumps) with a ball at her feet, with a gain a marquee and trees in the background. The surrounding oval border incorporates the printed title 'The Ladies Cricket Club 1785'. Engraver unknown. Both measure 7'x9.25". Some age toning otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 711:
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'Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury 1906'. Albert Chevallier Tayler. Large mono photograve of the famous painting of Colin Blythe bowling to Tyldesley with the attacking fielders around the bat. To the lower border are the printed names of each player who are featured in the painting. The lower border also features a small inset cameo image of Lord Harris, signed by Lord Harris and by Albert Chevallier Tayler in pencil. This photogravure was limited to 192 ordered copies. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 41.25 x 25.5". Good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £440
The original painting was commissioned by Lord Harris to celebrate Kent's first County Championship title win in 1906. In 1908, a limited run of 192 ordered photograves were produced, each signed by Chevallier Tayler and Lord Harris. The painting was auctioned at Sotheby's in 2006 and sold for £680,000. This was a record price for a cricket painting
Lot 712:
Lot 712
'View of Reading School & Playground'. Edmund Havell 1816. Engraved by Robert Havell 1822. Original aquatint, the scene shows the school as well as numerous students reading and playing games including cricket. The original caption for the aquatint to the back of the frame reads "Dedicated by Permission to the Reverend R. Valpy, D.D. F.A.S. and the Gentlemen of Reading School by their very humble and respectful Servant, Edmund Havell'. Framed and glazed, overall 24.75" x 16.75". Label to verso reads 'Purchased at Sothebys, May 20th 1930. From the collection of High E. Ford esq. Printed in colours. Lot 325'. Other labels attached to back. Some darkening to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 713:
Lot 713
'One Eye Gone'. Early (late 18th century?) lithograph hand coloured with red highlights of a somewhat grotesque batsman being hit in the eye by a cricket ball while attempting a defensive stroke. In the background, a young lady watches on. A humorous rhyme reads, 'Serve you right you would not propose. And now you've got a fine broken nose. You should not play cricket at all you awkward clown...'. 8.75"x22.5". Artist and origin unknown. In fragile condition with splitting to folds, the lower portion detached
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 714:
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Lady Cricketers: A Good Catch'. Original large painting in vibrant acrylics by the artist, Ashley Luff, of a scene after the original by Lucien Davis of 1889. The painting depicts a ladies' cricket match with a lady fielder taking an overhead catch, spectators looking on in the foreground. Signed by the artist and dated '[20]00'. 40"x30". Sold with a handcoloured engraving by R. Taylor of the Lucien Davis original from the Illustrated London News, 14th September 1889. Very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Ashley Luff graduated from Hornsey College of Art and Southampton University in 1961, then became lecturer of Fine Art in High Wycombe until 1977, continuing as part time visiting lecturer to various higher education colleges
Lot 715:
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Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. Thomas James Edwin Andrews. New South Wales & Australia 1912-1929. Six printed pen and ink caricature of Australian cricketers on the tour. The players are T.J.E. Andrews, J.M. Taylor, W. Bardsley, W. Oldfield, C.G. Macartney and H.S.T.L. Hendry. Each image has a good original ink signature on paper piece, laid down to the image. The caricatures drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Each framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Slight ageing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 716:
Lot 716
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Excellent print of Rhodes in bowling action, from the original by Ernest Moore, 1923, published by Weatherells of Leeds, reproduced by Beck & Inchbold of Leeds. Signed to the print by Rhodes, the signature faded but legible. The print, measuring 9.25"x14", in modern mount, overall 15"x19.5". Slight fading to image, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 717:
Lot 717
'An Historic Moment. 1st Test Match. England v South Africa. Lord's 1994'. Large colour limited edition print of the two Captains, Mike Atherton and Kepler Wessells tossing for innings at Lord's. Signed to lower border by both Captains and the artist Terence Macklin. Limited edition 1014/1200. Mounted. Framed and glazed. Overall 29"x22". G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 718:
Lot 718
Dennis Lillee. Australia. 'Dennis Menacing'. Mono limited edition print of Lillee in bowling pose by David Byrne. Signed by Lillee and the artist. Limited edition 162/250. 12"x16". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 16"x21". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 719:
Lot 719
'Lord's Pavilion'. Colour print by David Gentleman 1986. Nicely signed in pencil around three borders by fifty five England Test cricketers. Signatures include Illingworth, Close, Gatting, Emburey, Gooch, Lamb, Gower, Tufnell, Fraser, Hick, Athey, Cook, Crawley, Small, French, Larkins, Moxon, Curtis, Cork, Thorpe, Hussain etc. 20"x17". G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £22
Lot 720:
Lot 720
'Ashes 85. The Trent Bridge Test'. by renowned cricket artist, Sherree Valentine-Daines (1956-date). Large colour wide angled panoramic view of Trent Bridge cricket ground with the Test match in progress in the artist's noted style. From the original oil painting painted by Valentine-Daines, this being a very limited 'Artists Proof' of the painting. Signed to lower border by the artist with 'Artists Proof' in pencil to opposite corner. Framed and glazed. Overall 38"x22.5". An excellent image
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
The artist was featured on BBC Television painting the various Test Cricket Grounds
Lot 721:
Lot 721
'Crowd around a Cricket Sight Board'. L.S. Lowry. Reproduction print of 850 copies published after the artists death and stamped by the Fine Art Trade Guild. Limited edition 843/850. Framed and glazed. Overall 35.5"x15.5". Glass broken to left hand side, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
Lot 722:
Lot 722
Limited edition signed prints 1990s-2000s. Eight large limited edition prints. 'Century of Centuries. Worcester 31st May 1998' to celebrate Graeme Hick's one hundreth first-class century, David Stallard. Limited edition no. 197/300. signed in pencil to the borders by the artist and Graeme Hick (signed twice), also Angus Fraser, Alex Stewart, Darren Gough, Neil Fairbrother, Adam Hollioake etc. 'Wind Swept. England v West Indies Test Series 2000', Gary Brandham, no. 486/495. Five signatures including Gough, Walsh, Cork etc. 'Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Celebrating the first Roses fixture 16th-19th May 2006 following Yorkshire's purchase of the ground', Peter Watson, no. 25/500. England v Sri Lanka, Old Trafford, 28th June 2006, by Peter Martin. Limited edition no. 403/500. 'County Captains 2009', Keith Fearon, no. 60/100, signed in pencil by each of the eighteen County Captains etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 723:
Lot 723
Hugh Cushing. Four limited edition prints from original watercolours by Cushing. Titles are 'Checking the Field', 'Wickets Falling Fast', '9th Man Waiting', and 'Boundary Refreshments'. Limited editions of 500 copies, each of these are number 121 and signed in pencil by the artist. Uniformly mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x14.5". Chipping to painted frames, the prints in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 724:
Lot 724
Don Bradman. Colour print of Bradman in batting pose from an original by Terence Gilbert. Signature of Bradman on piece window mounted below. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x21.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 725:
Lot 725
'Shane Warne- A True Ashes Cricketing Legend'. Large colour limited edition print of Warne in various poses by artist Richie Ryall. Signed to lower border by both artist and subject. Limited edition of only fifty copies. Framed and glazed, overall 33"x26.5". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 726:
Lot 726
'England v Australia, Centenary Test, Lord's 1980'. Arthur Weaver 1980. Large colour print of the Test at Lord's. Signed to the mount border in pencil by seventy two players, mainly English. Signatures include Emburey, Moxon, Arnold, Athey, Salisbury, Willey, Larkins, Titmus, Tavare, Gooch, Foster, Lillee, Gower, Gatting, Woolmer, Donald, Fowler, Reeve, Broad, Hendrick, Lewis etc. Mounted, framed and glazed. Approx 25.5"x19" overall. Minor water staining to lower left corner of the mount, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £25
Lot 727:
Bob Farndon. Full set of six limited edition colour prints of humourous cricket images by artist Farndon. Prints entitled 'Howzat', 'Wait On', 'Lots Ball', 'Wide' and 'No Ball'. All limited edition of 750 prints and signed by the artist. All framed and glazed. 16"x13". VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 728:
'The Birth of the Ashes'. Mounted montage of modern replica items from the Museum of Cricket, Lord's Cricket Ground including the match scorecard, handwritten batting orders, page from the Boyle & Co scorebook with handwritten detail, all nicely reproduced and displayed. Limited edition 639 of 1882. Framed and glazed, 22"x33" overall. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 729:
Lot 729
Warwick Windridge Armstrong. Victoria & Australia 1898-1922. Excellent mono cabinet card photograph of Armstrong, head and shoulders wearing a formal suit with button hole. Very nicely signed in black ink to the photograph 'Yours sincerely, W.W. Armstrong'. Photograph by T.W. Bolland of London, probably taken in 1902 during the Australian tour to England. Photographers silver gilt titles and emblem to lower border and gilt to card edges. Card measures 4.25"x6.5". Minor adhesive marks to verso otherwise in excellent condition. Previously sold as lot 179 by Christie's Australia in the Srikantan Ramamurthy auction of 17th August 1997. A superb image in an excellent condition the like of which not previously seen by the auctioneer, with an equally fine signature
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £1000
Warwick Armstrong played fifty Test matches 1901-1921, and captained Australia for ten Tests in the Ashes series of 1920/21 in Australia and 1921 in England, winning eight and drawing two including a 5-0 'whitewash' in the 1920/21 series
Lot 730:
Lot 730
William Peter Howell. New South Wales & Australia 1894-1905. Original sepia plain cabinet card photograph of Howell, standing full length at the crease in bowling pose. The photograph taken at Lord's, probably in 1905 during the Australian tour to England. Photographer unknown. Very nicely signed in black ink to the photograph 'Yours truly, W.P. Howell. Card measures 4.25"x6.5". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £600
Lot 731:
Lot 731
Henry James Huggins. Gloucestershire 1901-1921. Original sepia cabinet card photograph of Huggins, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing cricket attire and cap. Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co. of Brighton. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph 'Yours truly. H.J. Huggins'. Photographer's title to lower border. Card measures 4.25"x6.5". Some foxing to mount card, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 732:
Lot 732
Kenneth 'Ken' Farnes. Essex, Cambridge University & England 1930-1939. Original mono photograph of Farnes, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing cricket attire and blazer. Signed in ink to the photograph 'K. Farnes'. Photographer unknown. The photograph measures approx. 3.5"x5.5". Mounted, overall 7.5"x10". Light surface marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £170
Farnes played in fifteen Test matches 1934-1939. He was killed in action in 1941 shortly after qualifying as a pilot in the R.A.F.
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Donald Raeburn Algernon Gehrs. South Australia & Australia 1902-1921. Excellent original sepia photograph of Gehrs, head and shoulders in cameo wearing cap and blazer. Very nicely signed in black ink to the lower right corner by Gehrs. 6"x8". Light crease to top left corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £380
Lot 734:
Lot 734
Iftikhar Ali Khan, Nawab of Pataudi. Oxford University, Worcestershire, England & India 1928-1948. Original mono studio photograph of the Nawab of Pataudi standing full length wearing formal regalia, hands resting on a sword. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph, 'Yours very sincerely, Iftikhar (Pat) 22.4.33". The photograph is laid to tightly trimmed mount and measures 11.75"x7.5". Photographer unknown. Creasing to lower right corner, pin hole and nicks to top edge, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £300
Lot 735:
Lot 735
William Gilbert Grace. Large impressive sepia 'Woodburytype process' photograph of Grace, three quarter length, wearing cricket whites and holding a cricket bat under his arm. The photograph laid down to official photographer's mount with printers name to lower border. Barraud of London 1888. Produced as part of a series of photographs of famous actors, authors and other celebrities of the day with accompanying biographies. The photograph measures 7"x9.75", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17"x20"". Excellent image. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 736:
Lot 736
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. Mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 22"x29". Very good condition. A classic image from the golden age of cricket
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 737:
Lot 737
Leonard Charles Braund. Surrey, Somerset, London County & England 1896-1920. Beautiful Golden Age mono photograph of Len Braund in batting pose at the wicket. The photograph laid down to photographers mount. Very nicely signed 'sincerely yours' to lower left corner of photographers mount by Braund and dated 1900. The photograph by Gunn & Stuart of Richmond and measure 10.5"x15.5". Slight horizontal mark to the centre of the image otherwise in very good clean condition. A wonderfully evocative photograph
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Hampshire C.C.C. c1930s. Two original mono press postcard size photographs of Stuart Boyes (1921-1939) in batting action and Ronald Aird (1920-1938). The Boyes photograph nicely signed in ink by Boyes. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Aird was Secretary to the M.C.C. 1953-1962
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Leicestershire C.C.C. 1929. Official mono photograph of the Leicestershire players and officials, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Grace Road. Nicely signed to the photograph by nineteen players etc. Players' signatures include Skelding, Corrall, Sidwell, Skelding, Snarey, J.R. Astill, W.E. Astill, Shipman, Geary, Armstrong, Bradshaw etc. The photograph is laid to original photographer's mount, overall 8"x5.5". Photograph by Cecil Meade & Co., Leicester. A good image. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 740:
Lot 740
Leicestershire C.C.C. 1891. Early and rare original sepia photograph of the Leicestershire XI, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Players featured include De Trafford, Pearson, Pougher, Marriott, Lorrimer, Tomlin Warren etc. The photograph measures 9.25"x7". Photograph by Frank Hopps of Leicester. The photograph appears to have been removed from its original photographer's mount with some creasing and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £95
Leicestershire attained first class status in 1894
Lot 741:
No lot
Estimate: £0/0
Hammer price: £0
Lot 742:
Lot 742
Leek Cricket Club late 19th century. Four original mono photographs of Leek teams seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire etc, One photograph, by 'Phillips' is dated June 1895, the others undated but of the same period. Each photograph measures approx. 11"x9", and is laid to photographer's mounts. The photographs presented in maroon slip case. On two photographs, one player has a small cross marked in pencil above the head. One photograph with adhesive damage to edges, the others in good/ very good condition. Sold with '150 Years of Leek Cricket Club' by Ray Poole, published in Staffordshire, 1994. Limited edition no. 69 of 300 copies. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 743:
Lot 743
Kent C.C.C. c1966/67. Official mono printed photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows wearing Kent blazers. Fully signed in ink to the borders by all sixteen featured players. Signatures include Cowdrey (Captain), Leary, Denness, Dixon, Wilson, Brown, Knott, Prodger, Luckhurst, Underwood, Graham, Shepherd etc. Some foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 744:
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Les Ames. Kent & England 1926-1951. Sepia candid style photograph of Ames, three quarter length wearing an M.C.C. touring blazer. Signed in ink to the photograph by Ames. Sold with four mono copy photographs of Bruce Mitchell, Harold Larwood, Charlie Barnett and Doug Wright, each signed in later years by the featured player. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 745:
Lot 745
Harold Larwood. Nottinghamshire & England 1924-1938. Original sepia press library photograph of Larwood in bowling action for England against Australia in the 1932/33 'Bodyline' series. Signed in red ink in later years to the photograph by Larwood. The photograph is laid down to a tightly trimmed page. 11.5"x7.5". Odd nicks and faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 746:
Lot 746
M.C.C. tour to Australia 1928/29. Original sepia press photograph of Jack Hobbs and Douglas Jardine walking out to open the innings in the fifth Test at Melbourne, 8th-16th March 1929 (timeless Test). Hand written description 'from Bob to Ralph' to lower left corner of the photograph. 12.5"x10.5", in modern mount, overall 16"x12.75". Tears, creasing and pin holes, otherwise a good original image
Estimate: £40/50
Hammer price: £25
With England having already retained the Ashes by winning the first four Tests, Jardine opened the batting in place of the injured Sutcliffe with Hobbs who was playing in his last Test match in Australia. In the first innings Hobbs (142) and Leyland (137) made centuries, with Woodfull scoring 102 and Bradman 123 in reply, Australia eventually winning by five wickets
Lot 747:
Lot 747
Don Bradman. Final Test 1948. Original mono photograph of Bradman looking back at his stumps having been bowled by Eric Hollies for nought in his final Test innings. The photograph, signed in later years by Bradman, measures approx. 6"x4", mounted, framed and glazed with printed caption and title in windows below. Overall 11"x12". G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Don Bradman, needing four runs to take his aggregate to 7,000 runs and his average to 100, was out for nought, 2nd ball, bowled by Hollies in Australia's only innings therefore finishing with a Test average of 99.94. Australia won the Test by an innings and 149 runs
Lot 748:
Lot 748
Don Bradman. Original mono press photograph of Bradman batting for Australia attempting a pull shot, with wicketkeeper Godfrey Evans having taken the ball, assumed to be in the 1948 Ashes series. The photograph signed in ink by Bradman. The somewhat grainy photograph measures approx. 12"x10". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 15.5"x14". Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 749:
Lot 749
Don Bradman 1948. Excellent original sepia press photograph of Bradman and England Captain Norman Yardley tossing for innings prior to the 2nd Test match at Lord's in 1948. Bradman wearing Australian cap and Yardley wearing England blazer. Nicely signed by Bradman in blue ink. 8"x10". Match details to verso. Small pin hole to top border of photograph not affecting image. Good condition. Rare image
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 750:
Lot 750
Don Bradman press photographs post 1948. A good selection of fifty eight original mono press photographs of Bradman, some with his wife, from the late 1940s-1970s. Photographs depict Bradman visiting a children's hospital in Perth, receiving the news of his knighthood while in bed, at his writing desk, meeting the England women's cricket team, with his son, in the nets, meeting the Governor of Victoria, inspecting the wicket at Sydney, reading the lesson with Colin Cowdrey at the Cricketers' Service, Islington in 1956 etc. Includes some earlier photographs of Bradman in batting action in the 1930s. Some photographs with press masking. Various sizes. Some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 751:
Don Bradman. Four original mono press photographs of Bradman. One shows him doffing his hat and holding briefcase after the final Test at The Oval on the 20th August 1953. 9"x7", another depicting Bradman writing a letter at his desk, the photograph dated 21st October 1953. 9"x7", another of Bradman, head and shoulders leaving the boat, smiling, having arrived at Tilbury Docks for the Australian tour of England in 1948. 7.5"x9.25" and Bradman meeting the Queen and Princess Margaret at Balmoral Castle in 1948. 10"x7". Good images. Sold with an original bookplate printed photograph from a Sport and General Supplement of Bradman standing full length in batting attire, issued just prior to his first Test appearance. Qty 5
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 752:
Lot 752
John Richard Mason. Kent & England 1893-1914. Excellent large cabinet style photograph of Mason standing full length in cricket attire and blazer. The photograph by Charles S. Harris of Dover, measures 2.75"6.25", laid to decorative photographer's mount, overall 7.5"11.25". Odd minor faults to the mount, the photograph in very good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 753:
Lot 753 Lot 753
John Richard Mason. Kent & England 1893-1914. A montage of thirteen original mono and sepia photographs of Mason, all loose mounted to a large album page. To the centre is an official mono photograph of Mason in batting pose at the crease, by Hawkins & Co of Brighton, 4"x6", surrounded by eleven candid photographs featuring Mason playing tennis and cricket in a garden, on the golf course, with his family etc., and an original sepia carte de visite photograph of Mason in boyhood by W.G. Sawyer of Walmer. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £160
Lot 754:
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George Beldam. Pioneer of action photography, the first action photographer of sport in Britain, specialising in cricket and golf. A set of nine original sepia action photographs, of William Gilbert Grace, Gloucestershire & England, taken between 1901 and 1904 by Beldam, one of only two sets of prints produced, one set for production in the books 'Great Batsman, Their Methods at a Glance' and Great Bowlers and Fielders, Their Methods at a Glance by Beldam and C.B. Fry 1905 & 1906, and the other set for the player concerned. Seven of the photographs were published in the book and two were unpublished. The published photographs were entitled in the book, 'The Grip', Stance and first movement', Forward push stroke', 'Square Cut', 'Distinctly unorthodox stroke...', 'Mistakes will Happen...' and 'Delivering the ball...' and the two unpublished were 'Lofted Drive...' and 'Straight Drive...'. The photographs were the photographers own set used for publication, and on close inspection Beldam's own impact lines can be seen on the edges of one of the images. Each measures 5"x4". The photographs are very nicely mounted with a four page letter, on London County Cricket Club headed paper and dated 15th September 1903, beautifully handwritten and signed in ink by Grace, to his friend Captain Statham, with cricket content, and the letter partly refers to a match between Gloucestershire and The Gentlemen of Philadelphia played in 1889 'In answer to your enquires regarding my visit to the Brittania in 1889, my son H.E. Grace was not then on the Brittania as he did not join until Jan 1890. It was through Lieutenant Abdy, who had played with me a Lord's that I promised to play. Gloucestershire were playing The Gentlemen of Philadelphia at Bristol on the first day, and it was arranged that I should go down for the second day if I could not go down for the first days play. As the match at Bristol was not over, I went down until late in the evening of the first days play. My friend Abdy was just leaving the Brittania as he had been ordered off for manoeuvres, so took no part in the second days cricket, Lieutenant De Ribeck was deputed to look after me which I need not say he did right well.... I am sorry I do not recollect more details, but to go back fourteen years is a long time, believe me'. Grace also mentions another match in which he took part, players showing good form, including Abdy, cadet cricket etc
Estimate: £3000/5000
Hammer price: unsold
An almost unique collection of photographs of Grace commemorating the advent of motion photography in the field of cricket
Lot 755:
Lot 755
England tour of United States and Canada 1859'. Original sepia photograph of George Parr's team for the first England overseas cricket tour. The photograph features the players in cricket attire holding bats and balls on board ship at Liverpool on the 7th September 1859. Players include Parr, Caffyn, Wisden, Caesar, Lillywhite, Stephenson, Lockyer, Jackson etc. The photograph by W.& A. H. Fry of Brighton measures approx. 10.75"x9, mounted overall 13.75"x11". Some loss and wear to the mount board, image a little faded otherwise in good original condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £280
The 1859 tour to the United States and Canada was the first undertaken overseas. The team was drawn from members of the All England and United England Elevens, and captained jointly by George Parr and John Wisden
Lot 756:
Lot 756
'Lord Sheffield's Eleven at Sheffield Park, August 26 & 27, 1881'. Original sepia photograph of Lord Sheffield's team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire for the match v A. Shaw's XI, 26th-27th August 1881. Players featured include Emmett, Pinder, Ulyett, Eills, Greenfield, Lockwood, Gilbert etc. The photograph by Hennah & Kent, Brighton, measures 10"x8", laid to photographer's mount with printed players' names and title to lower border, overall 16"x13". Small loss to right hand corner of the mount otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £200
Both teams were made up of players who played first class county cricket, a good number of whom also represented England in Test matches. Notable players in Lord Sheffield's XI included G. Ulyett (Yorkshire, 25 matches for England), T. Emmett (Yorkshire, 7 for England), E. Peate (Yorkshire, 9 for England), R.T. Ellis (Sussex), F.F.J. Greenfield (Sussex), E. Lockwood , G. Pinder (Yorkshire), J.T.D.B. Platts, and W. Mycroft (Derbyshire). The Shaw XI included W. Bates (Yorkshire, 15 matches for England), W.H. Scotton (Nottinghamshire, 15 for England), William Gunn (Nottinghamshire, 11 for England), John Selby (Nottinghamshire, 6 for England), Mordecai Sherwin (Nottinghamshire, 3 for England), also William Oscroft (Nottinghamshire), Thomas Foster (Derbyshire), Irwin Grimshaw, Walter Wright (Nottinghamshire & Kent), and William Clarke (Nottinghamshire & Middlesex). Lord Sheffield's XI won by four wickets. Scotton was top scorer in the match with 50 in Shaw's second innings. Peate took nine wickets in the match for Lord Sheffield's XI
Lot 757:
Lot 757
'Yorkshire v Sussex, 1886'. Early and rare official sepia photograph of the Yorkshire team for the match played at Brighton, 23rd-25th August 1886. The players seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and caps. Printed names and title to lower border. The photograph, by E. Hawkins & Co, Brighton, measures 11.5"x9", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 17.5"x13.5". Paper tape laid down to mount borders, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
The match was drawn with both M.B. [Lord] Hawke (144) and Willie Bates (136) scoring centuries for Yorkshire
Lot 758:
Lot 758
Australian Tour to England 1890. Original mono cabinet card of the Australian team, seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers and caps, some with top hats and bowler hat. Photograph by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Co. Printed title 'Seventh Australian Cricketing Team, 1890' and players' names to margins. Players featured included Murdoch (Captain), Trott, Trumble, Blackham, Jones, Ferris, Gregory, Boyle etc. Printed advertising to verso. Card measures 6.5"x4.25". Loss to top right corner, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £110
Lot 759:
Lot 759
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1891. Early and rare official sepia photograph of the Nottinghamshire team, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and caps, some in blazers. Printed names and title 'Notts, 1891' to lower border. The photograph, by E. Hawkins & Co, Brighton, measures 11.5"x9.25", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 16"x13.5". Some surface wear to the photograph, staining and adhesive marks to the mount, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 760:
Lot 760
M.C.C. tour of 1909/10. Official photograph of the 'Union Castle Line to South Africa' R.M.S. Saxon (12,385 tons) which took the M.C.C. team from Southampton Docks on the 6th November 1909 to Cape Town arriving on the 23rd November. The image is signed in ink to the skyline and below the water line by all fourteen members of the M.C.C. party. Signatures include Leveson-Gower (Cpt), Fane, Simpson-Hayward, Wynyard, Bird, Tufnell, Hobbs, Strudwick, Woolley, Denton, Buckenham, Verity etc. Fading to some extent to all signatures, some worse than others. The signatures of Verity and Rhodes are the worse and are barely legible. Enid Leveson-Gower (Wife) has also signed the photograph. The photograph measures 10.25"x7.75", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 14"x11.5". Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
South Africa won the series by three rubbers to two

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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