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South Africa tour to Australia 1963/64

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South Africa tour to Australia 1963/64. 'Springbok hunting at the M.C.G.'. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, highlighted with colour, for 'The Age' newspaper by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon relates to the tour match, Australian XI v South Africa, played at Melbourne, 15th-19th November 1963. Top left is a caption, 'Biggest thing at M.C.G. Friday was Bob Simps0n's [sic] Duck' with a caricature of a large duck, 'Peter's [Pollock] special King Size Quack for Bob' seeing Simpson off the pitch. Also '"Spring Box-ed" 4/35 By Aussies biggest bowler Alan Connolly, Saturday (including 0 for Bland' with Connolly hammering a nail into a large wooden box on the pitch. The larger part of the cartoon is taken up with a Springbok smoking a cigar, being ridden and led by the South African manager, Ken Viljoen, and players, 'Spring-bok have their eyes on the Tests'. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 21"x14.25". G
South Africa won the match by three wickets. Top scorer in the match was Eddie Barlow, 112 in South Africa's second innings. Alan Connolly took 5-51 for Australia in South Africa's first innings

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Knight's Sporting Auctions
Titel: Cricket, Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Football & Sporting Memorabilia
Auktionsdatum: 12.08.2017 - 13.08.2017
Adresse: Knight's Sporting Auctions
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