Sport Cricket Australian J. J. Lyons English Team 1897 Antique Print
Sport Cricket Famous Cricketers and Cricketing Grounds 1897
Antique Photogravures depicting English Captain Lord Hawkes and G.A. Lohmann from photographs by E. Hawkins & Co. for News of the World, London 1897.
Each image has a short cricketing & character synopsis beneath: J.J. Lyons- "…most punishing of the many free hitting batsmen…Earl part of 1885 saw his introduction to Intercolonial Cricket as well as his first appearance against an English Eleven. A Dangerous batsman, having great power…a medium pace bowler too…”
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.
Image sizes approximately 180 x 255mm / Condition = Excellent