1883 Jack Blackham Australia rookie

£4,500.00

Description

One of the first 10 inductees to the Hall of Fame for Australian cricket, Jack Blackham,
the prince of wicket keepers!

This 1883 card of Jack Blackham, of Victoria CC and Captain of Australia, may be the first card ever made with his image. It was made following the 1882 "Ashes" (1st Ashes) match at the Oval, London, which Oz won and the England team was declared dead and cremated.

He also played for Fitzroy as an Aussie rules footballer.