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black and white photograph

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

Description
A laminated black / white photograph of a cricket team. Five men are standing in the back row, one kneeling in the middle row and five seated on the grass at the front. All are dressed in cricket whites. The man in the middle front is wearing leg guards. In the background on the right is a score board.
Size
W-265mm H-192mm
Object Registration
1354
Keywords
cricket-orbost sport-cricket country-week-cricket-team-1932-1933 ralston-jack andrews-royce perry-harry meehan-frank nettleton-dr
Historical information
This photograph was taken during the Country Week Cricket Team 1932-33 championships. This carnival was established in 1922.
Back: L-R: Jack Ralston, Royce Andrews, Harry Perry, ? ?
Middle:?
Front: ? ? , Frank Meehan, Dr. Nettleton.
When Made
1931 - 1932
Significance
Cricket has been played in Australia for over 210 years and is one of the most popular sports in Australia at international, domestic and local levels. Sport in small towns is an integral part of community life contributing to community identity, sense of place, social interaction and good health. This item is a pictorial record of cricketing in Orbost.
Inscriptions & Markings
on back on a label - "Doc Nettleton"
Last updated
22 Nov 2019 at 2:32PM