A photograph of the 1st England Eleven cricket team 1862
Featuring the England cricket team prior to their departure from Liverpool to Australia on I.K. Brunels steam ship the S.S. Great Britain, departing on 20th October 1861 and arriving in Australia on December 24th. Imprinted to mount with 'The 1st all England eleven cricketers photographed previous to their departure for the Australian Colonies. Engaged by Spiers & Pond 1861 & 1862'. Players names Bennett, Mudie, Stephenson(H.H.), Caffyn, Griffiths, Hearne, Iddison, Stephenson (F), Lawrence, Matlock and Sewell imprinted to mount around photograph and 'Mr Mallam (Agent) Australian Representative for Spiers & Pond' underneath. Framed and glazed.
28.5 x 24cm