THREE FRIENDLY CRICKET PLAYERS IN WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND

This cabinet card photograph is a portrait of three uniformed cricket players posing at the studio of Henry Abbott in Wolverhampton, England. In 1835 a group of sportsmen met at a tavern in Wolverhampton to organize the playing of cricket in the borough. Records exist of the play of organized rugby in Wolverhampton beginning the year 1842.

Published in: on February 16, 2010 at 12:01 am  Leave a Comment  
Tags: , , ,