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Black and white photograph titled 'The Famous Catch', 1925

1985.0033.0003

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W 577mm x H 464mm x D 31mm

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Physical Description

A black and white cricket photograph, in a gilt timber frame, showing W.A. 'Bert' Oldfield taking a catch behind to dismiss batsman J.B. Hobbs. The photograph is captioned "THE FAMOUS CATCH, SYDNEY FIFTH TEST MATCH, 27 FEB - 4 MARCH, 1925. J.B. HOBBS CAUGHT OLDFIELD, BOWLED GREGORY O. AUSTRALIA WON BY 307 RUNS" and signed "WITH BEST WISHES FROM W A (BERT) OLDFIELD".

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