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black and white photograph

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A black / white photograph of a group of men standing in front of a cricket pitch. Two men are holding cricket bats and are wearing pads. One man is crouching.
Size
H-109mm W-195mm
Object Registration
1187
Keywords
sport-cricket recreation-cricket
Historical information
This photograph shows Orbost's first cricket team in the Lochiel paddock - C 1880's.Included are: Alec Cameron; Harry Richardson; Jo Swallow; Matt Lynch; Joe Roderick; ? Hatton; Alf Richardson; Janes Cameron; John Cameron;John Farquhar
When Made
C 1880
Significance
Sport is often regarded as an important part of life in rural Australia. Cricket is one of the most popular sports in Australia at international, domestic and local levels. It has been played in Australia for more than 200 years.
This photograph is a pictorial record of an Orbost cricket team in the nineteenth century.
Last updated
27 May 2019 at 2:07PM