ESSEX CRICKET. RUSSELL- wicket keeper 1896 old antique vintage print picture

ESSEX CRICKET. RUSSELL- wicket keeper 1896 old antique vintage print picture

Product SKU: P-7-004909

Price £8.99

'RUSSELL - If not originally meant for a wicket keeper, RUSSELL took to that responsible position so kindly when the occasion arose, that the Essex authorities were only too willing to give him the opportunity of showing his fitness for the post. That he has acquitted himself well, with two such fast bowlers as Mr. KORTRIGHT and PICKETT to take, in any case speaks highly for his pluck. Of this he has any amount, and indeed, considering the character of the bowling to which he has had to keep, he

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'RUSSELL - If not originally meant for a wicket keeper, RUSSELL took to that responsible position so kindly when the occasion arose, that the Essex authorities were only too willing to give him the opportunity of showing his fitness for the post. That he has acquitted himself well, with two such fast bowlers as Mr. KORTRIGHT and PICKETT to take, in any case speaks highly for his pluck. Of this he has any amount, and indeed, considering the character of the bowling to which he has had to keep, he has been fortunate in maintaining his position with so few interruptions. At times, too, he has proved himself to be a useful bat, and always does his best however the game in going'

DATE PRINTED: 1896    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 28.5 x 18.0cm, 11.25 x 7 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book plate; most of these portraits have facsimile signatures printed below them

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Photograph by R. W. Thomas

PROVENANCE: "Famous Cricketers and Cricket grounds"; Edited by C. W. Alcock; Published by Hudson & Kearns, London

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