Lord's Cricket Ground.
Lithograph. Sheet size: 240 x 310mm (9½ x 12¼").
A plate from William Mackenzie's 'British Field Sports', c.1870. A view showing the action of a cricket match being played at Lord's cricket ground, London. The pavillion can be seen in the background, with the players on the pitch in the foreground. Named after its founder, Thomas Lord, the ground widely referred to as the 'home of cricket' and is home to the world's oldest sporting museum. William Mackenzie, of Ludgate Hill, Edinburgh and Dublin, was a well-known publisher of books in the 1870s. His best-known publication was probably County Seats of 'The Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland'.
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