KENT MIDDLESEX CRICKET JOHN HEARNE best bowlers of day antique print 1896
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KENT MIDDLESEX CRICKET: JOHN HEARNE best bowlers of day, antique print, 1896

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'JOHN HEARNE - COMPARATIVELY unknown till 1890, JOHN HEARNE has, in five years, made his reputation as one of the very best bowlers of the day. Is a nephew of old TOM and GEORGE HEARNE, and cousin to G.G. and ALEC, as well as brother of WALTER HEARNE, all of whom have played for Kent. Though he played first for Middlesex against the Australians at Lord's in June, 1889, he had hardly a real trial then. The following year his success against every kind of batsman was marked, and he has since developed into one of the most effective bowlers of the day. In delivery and style is not unlike LOHMANN, and might well be taken for him. Bowls much about the same pace, and keeping an excellent length and mixing his bowling well with a good break form the off, wants very careful playing at any time. Was born in Bucks, on May 3rd 1867'

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. 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 E. Hawkins & Co.

PROVENANCE: "Famous Cricketers and Cricket grounds"; Edited by C. W. Alcock; Published by Hudson & Kearns, London. Please note that virtually all antique and vintage maps and prints have been extracted from books, atlases or newspapers.



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