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Cricket Team: Surrey Eleven. Postcard of England Team c1861

Cricket Team: Surrey Eleven. Postcard of England Team c1861

by The Illustrated London News

The English Cricket Team in the uniforms of 1861.. This charming postcard looks great framed!

This was the first overseas cricket team to tour Australia. It was the second tour abroad by an English team. Their first was to North America in 1859. In 1861-1862 H.H. Stevenson led the first England tour of Australia. Each player was paid 150 pounds, plus expenses.

Reproduction printed on card, from a hand-coloured wood engraving  published in London circa 1861 for “The Illustrated London News”.

Published as a postcard in 1985. Size is 4.5 x 7.5 inches or 12 x 18cm.


Stock Number: HE237Price: $11.00

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