Mr. B.J.T. Bosanquet.
Gilbt. Whitehead & Co., Ltd., Lith. New Eltham, S.E.
Chromolithograph, 381 x 254mm (15 x 10"). Small tear on right
Bernard James Tindal Bosanquet (1877-1836), English cricketer best known for inventing the googly, a delivery designed to deceive the batsman. Bosanquet played for Middlesex between 1898 and 1919 and appeared in seven Test matches for England as an all-rounder. In 1905 he was chosen as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year. Albert Chevalier Taylor (1862-1925), the English artist who specialised in portrait and genre painting. From 'The Empire's Cricketers'.
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