South African Cricketer in the Western Desert [i.e. As Sahra' al Gharbiyah]
Scope and Contents
British Official Photograph, War Office, showing an unidentified South African corporal batting during an impromptu cricket match with a wicket made of spades. The image measures 209 x 152 mm.
The caption on the reverse reads:
'A South African Cricketer in the Western Desert. A well-known African cricketer is now serving with the South African Forces in the Western Desert. He is a Corporal.
At the wicket. Despite the very wide wicket and the numerous slips, he still is able to hold his end up'.
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1 file(s) (1 image in 1 file)
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Former / Other Reference
BM 4505 X
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche number 34.
This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
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