1872 Wood Engraving VW Bromley Art Eton Harrow Cricket Match St Johns Wood YTG3
"A Good Hit - A Sketch at the Eton and Harrow Cricket Match"
This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of artwork by V.W. Bromley that depicted sports fans watching the cricket match between Eton College and Harrow School at the Lord's Cricket Ground in St. John's Wood, London, England during the Victorian era.
Please note that this item will be shipped folded along the original center crease.
This 140+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
- Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
- Grade: Very Fine +
- Dimensions: Approximately 22 x 14.5 inches; 56 x 37 cm
- Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
- Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic magazine that illustrate the sports, events, and British royal family of the Victorian era. Place your bets at the Epsom Derby or the Baden-Baden Casino or get your tickets to the Eton v. Harrow cricket classic. Explore the uncharted continent of Africa, (because of course if white Europeans didn't have a map for it, then it was yet to be discovered), with Dr. David Livingstone and Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Walk the streets of London, Liverpool, or Leeds and enjoy taking in the sights! And sit down with the British royal family for tea and crumpets. To continue having a jolly good time of browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Bromley, William. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Athlete, Costume