Menu card for a Banquet to celebrate Kent winning their first ever County Championship, held at the Corn Exchange, Maidstone, on October 10th, 1906. Contains a page of cameo portraits of the team, Menu, Toasts and Programme of Music. Signed to the inside front cover and to the back cover in pencil and ink by all the Kent players of that team, by many old Kent players and by a number of local dignitaries. The players are Cornwallis, Dillon, Burnup, Marchant, AP Day, Mason, Lord Harris, Hardinge, Seymour, Huish, Fielder, Humphreys, SH Day, Blaker, Hutchings, CHB Marsham, Alec Hearne, Hubble, Woolley, Blythe and Fairservice. EX-players include George Marsham, Tom Pawley, Kennerth McAlpine, Walter Hearne and William McCanlis. Other signatures include Albert Craig, the Cricket Rhymester, The High Sheriff of Kent, The Mayors of Maidstone, Chatham, Gillingham and Gravesend and AJ Lancaster. There are a further 7 unidentified autographs.
20 x 14cm. Printed and embossed card covers with gilt edges. 4pp. Held together by purple ribbon. A very rare and important piece of Kent memorabilia in near fine condition.
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