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Grand Cricket Match Australia against World engraving 1858

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Grand Cricket Match. Australia against the World.


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Antique print relating to Australia


In January 1858, the MCC challenged any team in the Australian Colonies and a team from New South Wales accepted the challenge, which was played on the MCG. Half-page illustration from 'Melbourne Punch'. Melbourne Punch began in 1855. From 1855-1861 Nicholas Chevalier was one of the principal cartoonists most of whose work was engraved by Samuel Calvert. Unrelated text below the image and on the reverse.

Additional Information

artist Anon.
method Wood-engraving
date 1858
size 275mm by 210mm (sheet) 120mm by 175mm (image)
SKU AU7206