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Auction: Cricket, Football and Sporting Memorabilia
was auctioned on: 13 February 2016
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Lord Martin Bladen Hawke. Yorkshire

Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$429 - US$715
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 335, Views: 5

Lord Martin Bladen Hawke. Yorkshire & England 1881-1911. Splendid sepia cabinet card photograph of Hawke, half length, wearing three piece suit, shirt and tie. Nicely signed in black ink by Hawke, towards the lower right hand corner of the image, and dated '1891'. The cabinet card photograph by F. Gutekunst of 712 Arch Street, Philadelphia. The card measures 4.25"x6.5". Minor soiling and wear to card extremities otherwise in good/very good condition. An excellent image. A very rare and sought after signed card of the imposing Captain of Yorkshire. Signed cabinet card photographs of Hawke are rarely seen, however in this auction we have three! - cricket
The photograph was almost certainly taken during the tour of North America, which Hawke led and captained in 1891 and included Kingsmill Key . They played Philadelphia in the opening two matches in September and October 1891

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Knight's Sporting Auctions
Title: Cricket, Football and Sporting Memorabilia
Date of the auction: 13 Feb 2016
Address: Knight's Sporting Auctions
Cuckoo Cottage Town Green
NR11 7PR Alby Norwich
United Kingdom
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