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Photograph, B&W, Peter Box, AFL Footballer c 1950

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A Black and white photograph of Peter Box, Captain Footscray AFL Club, with Bob Davis , Captain Geelong AFL Club c 1950
Size
10cm x 15cm
Object Registration
01059
Keywords
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Historical information
Peter Box , played Australian Rules Football for Cheltenham and Australian Football League team Footscray . He won the Brownlow Medal in 1956. This medal, named after Fitzroy footballer Charles Brownlow, is awarded each year to the Fairest and Best Player in the AFL as voted by the umpires of the AFL
When Made
c1950
Made By
CMHS member (CMHS members)
Significance
Peter Box was a champion Australian Rules Footballer in the 1950's and won the prestigious Bownlow medal in 1956
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten - Peter Box / Brownlow Medalist 1956 / Footscray / Cheltenham Captain 1950
Last updated
21 May 2019 at 10:54PM