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Surrey Eleven. First English Cricket Team to Australia.

Surrey Eleven. First English Cricket Team to Australia.

by The Illustrated London News

First Overseas Cricket Team to play in Australia.

English Cricket Team in 1861.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 from a hand-coloured wood engraving  published in London circa 1861 for The Illustrated London News. It looks great framed!

Printed on card 12 x 18cm (4.5 x 7.5 inches).

 

Stock Number: HE237Price: $8.00

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