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Cricket » Cricket Memorabilia » General Cricket » A CRICKETER'S PROLOGUE - SPOKEN IN THE KENT DIALECT AT THE FIRST CANTERBURY WEEK, 1842

A CRICKETER'S PROLOGUE - SPOKEN IN THE KENT DIALECT AT THE FIRST CANTERBURY WEEK, 1842

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Published broadsheet of the verses written and read by the dramatist and I Zingari cricketer Tom Taylor, wearing full cricket gear, on the occasion of the inaugural Canterbury Week, prior to a performance of his play 'The Poor Gentleman'. This was on the same day as Kent played England in 'The Great Match' - 1 August 1842. The exact date that this copy was printed is not clear but it would seem to be soon after the event.

Single folded sheet measuring 20 x 25cm. Very good condition with period inscription to top and again to reverse. 

Date
1842
Author
Tom TAYLOR

£350.00 (Code: 76517)

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