Cricket. (A long Innings.)Vacation Amusements. [N. 3.]. HB Sketches No. 633.
Published Oct.r 5th 1840, by Tho.s McLean, 26, Haymarket.
Hand coloured lithograph, very fine. 'HB Subscribers Copy' blind stamp in lower left corner. Sheet size: 290 x 400mm (11½ x 15¾"). Good colour. Tipped into backing sheet.
Two groups of men playing cricket, with two batsmen (Lord Morpeth at left, and Lord Russell at right), one bowling (Lord Stanley), two stationed to catch the ball (Sir William Follett in the foreground at the left, Sir James Graham in the foreground at the right), two acting as umpires (Duke of Wellington at left, Daniel O'Connell at right), and a wicket keeper (Sir Robert Peel). The scene is in reference to Lord Stanley's Irish Registration Bill of 1840.
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