Sport Cricket Australian Harry Trott J. R. Mason Captain 1897 Antique Print
Sport Cricket Famous Cricketers and Cricketing Grounds 1897
Antique Photogravures depicting English Australian Cricketer G. H. S. Trott and Winchester Captain, J. R. Mason from photographs by E. Hawkins & Co. for News of the World, London 1897.
Each image has a short cricketing & character synopsis beneath: G.H.S. Trott- "…Under a multiplicity of initials it might be…difficult for some to recognize…who is known in England and the Colonies as ‘Harry” Trott one of quite their best all-round Cricketers…Harry trot has been one of the must useful bowlers Victoria has had…slow bowler with a big break from leg…particularly deadly…"
J.R. Mason - "the Winchester Captain , beyond doubt the best School Player of the year…a leading amateurs of the day…played for the Gentlemen against Players…” (Signed)"
The new technology of photo-gravuring revolutionized the printing industry. For the first time an photographic image could be printed onto paper. The Newspaper, News of the World chose the sport of cricket to showcase this new printing technique.
Images 18 x 25.5cm (7.2 x 10.2 inch) / Condition = Excellent