An albumen paper cabinet photograph (image size 140 × 95 mm) mounted on the gold-embossed card of A. Pickering of Leicester. It is a stylised head-and-shoulders portrait in fine condition, inscribed and signed across the base of the image 'Yours faithfully Alfred E Johns'; it dates from his second tour of England in 1899. Johns twice toured England as deputy wicket-keeper without playing a Test, and in 1922 was appointed a trustee of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This particular photograph comes from the personal collection of Victor Trumper: it also comes from the superb Ramamurthy collection, and is sold with a letter of authentication. Cricket, Alfred Ernest JOHNS, Victoria.

An albumen paper cabinet photograph (image size 140 × 95 mm) mounted on the gold-embossed card of A. Pickering of Leicester. It is a stylised head-and-shoulders portrait in fine condition, inscribed and signed across the base of the image 'Yours faithfully Alfred E Johns'; it dates from his second tour of England in 1899. Johns twice toured England as deputy wicket-keeper without playing a Test, and in 1922 was appointed a trustee of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This particular photograph comes from the personal collection of Victor Trumper: it also comes from the superb Ramamurthy collection, and is sold with a letter of authentication

Item #24509

Price: $1,350.00

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