1898 Harry Ruddlesdin rookie Wednesday



Original Victorian visiting card of England player and new boy for The Owls.
this is THE definitive rookie card, from c.1898-99, for Harry 'Herod' Ruddlesdin.
Herod played for England too!
He helped the Owls win the 2nd Div. title
and was in both 1st Div. title-winning Sheffield Wednesday teams of the early 1900s
thence to England for whom he was capped thrice by 1905.
He also played for Northampton Town.
The card is sized around about large postcard dimensions.