ESSEX CRICKET. MEAD- medium pace bowler Took 17 Australian wickets 1893 1896

ESSEX CRICKET. MEAD- medium pace bowler Took 17 Australian wickets 1893 1896

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'Mr. KORTRIGHT - ESSEX cricket has been much indebted for its successes of late years to its three chief bowlers, Mr. KORTRIGHT PICKETT, and MEAD. Of the trio, certainly not the least useful, is last named. A medium pace bowler, he has been quite in the forefront during the last three or four seasons. Some of his performances for Essex have been quite out of the common, e.g., against the Australian Team, at Leyton in 1893, when he took seventeen of twenty wickets. A bowler with great command ove

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Mr. KORTRIGHT - ESSEX cricket has been much indebted for its successes of late years to its three chief bowlers, Mr. KORTRIGHT PICKETT, and MEAD. Of the trio, certainly not the least useful, is last named. A medium pace bowler, he has been quite in the forefront during the last three or four seasons. Some of his performances for Essex have been quite out of the common, e.g., against the Australian Team, at Leyton in 1893, when he took seventeen of twenty wickets. A bowler with great command over the ball, he gets a good deal of work on at times, and always requires careful watching. In the field, too, he is very reliable, and by no means to be despised as a batsman, as he has shown on several important occasions at a crisis. He has been engaged for some years as a ground bowler at Lord's'

DATE PRINTED: 1896    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 27.5 x 18.0cm, 10.75 x 7 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book plate; most of these portraits have facsimile signatures printed below them. This print was published in 1896 but please note that it may depict an earlier scene or relate to an earlier event dated 1893 and the printmaker may have drawn on an earlier original work.

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Minor blemishes. 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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