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Group of boys, one of whom is hammering in cricket stumps, ca 1940s

Reference Number: 1/2-C-09205-F

A group of six boys, one of whom is hammering in cricket stumps with a cricket bat. Four others hold stumps and/or balls. The boy on the right holds a toy gun. Taken by D Pickard in Dunedin circa 1940s.

Key terms:
1 image, related to D Pickard, Dunedin City, Boys, Cricket, Children playing, Toys and Games.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service796 Children's games(PFP-001511)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - "Boom in cricket has been noticed since the visit of the 'Aussie' team last season and every sports ground has its group of boys ready for a game at any time. This group of boys all set to go seem to have even a young umpire in the making. At any rate the lad on the right looks as if he is prepared to uphold any decision he makes if necessary by force of arms" [from back of original print] - transcribed from back of file print

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