Ladies cricket team about 1910, area near Weetangera Lane on Peter Shumack's property 'Fernhill' [picture]
1 negative : glass, 1/2 plate ; 12.0 x 16.4 cm.
- Alan Pooley, 'The Pines', collection of photographs of the Canberra region.
Back row: Kit Moore, Mabel Smith, Myra Potter, Katy O'Brien, Una Southwell, Pop Shumack. Front row: Marie Maloney, Bella Southwell, Vera Curran, Olive Butt, Jane Moore.
Part of collection: Alan Pooley, 'The Pines', collection of photographs of the Canberra region.
Title from descriptive list.
"It was customary for a women's team to play the men once a year - women used a cricket bat, the men a pick handle"--Descriptive list.
Condition: Discolouration along edge.
orange spot near centre.
Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3117011
- Cricket players -- Australian Capital Territory -- Portraits.
- Women athletes -- Australian Capital Territory -- Portraits.
- PIC/8852/47 LOC Bay 52/1 *