Cricket Prints, Original Artwork & Paintings

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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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