Historical information

Issued to members of the Essendon Football Club and gave admission to all home and way games in the 1890 VFA season


Item is significant as the oldest membership card held by the Club

Physical description

Black cardboard, folded in two, with red cross outlined in gold on front and back and eyelet in top left corner; inside includes fixture for the 1890 season for both the 1st twenty and 2nd twenty teams, club office bearers, venues and space to write down the results; ticket is numbered 24 and issued to A. Hooks (Hookey), the remains of red ribbon are tied to eyelet.