Old Trafford, England, 1912

The things you find while cleaning up around the house in that lull between Christmas and New Year.
(Part 2).

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These images are  from The Illustrated History of Test Cricket, The First Century (1977, published by Marshall Cavendish), from  a 1912 Test at Old Trafford between Australia and South Africa:

The Triangular Tournament of 1912 has gone done (sic) in cricket history as a major disaster, but no one had a more disastrous seasaon on the playing side than the South Africans, who lost all three Tests to england and the firfst two to Australia. They were still passing through a recession after the decline of the googly bowlers, and the Australians outplayed them in the first Test at Old Trafford, winning by an innings…(page 46)

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