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Table Cricket

Table Game
ca. 1920 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Design: see under rules


Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 12 parts.

  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
  • Table Game
Titles
  • Table Cricket (manufacturer's title)
  • Latest Indoor Game (manufacturer's title)
Brief description
Boxed table game, Table Cricket, made in England by Roberts Brothers about 1920
Physical description
Design: see under rules
DimensionsSize: 14¾in x 6 5/8in x 2½in - box
Object history
Box label shows the title and an illustration of 5 players, dressed in costumes of the early 20th century.
Historical context
No. of Players: any
Equipment required: bat, wicket stand, stop net, wicket topps, ping pong balls
instructions on inside of lid
original box, card with label printed in black, white, green and yellow to show the titles

Rules: wooden bat with square topped end, varnished
wooden wicket stand, oblong with 3 central holes in for the wicket stumps, varnished
stumps, 3, wood varnished
stop net, green, hemmed on both vertical sides
wicket stops, varnished wood
ping pong balls, celluloid stamped HALEX HALEX
ITTT Johny Sixlis
OFFICIALLY APPROVED * * *
1962763
MADEIN ENGLAND
piece of metal twisted to form a handle with a ring at one end
Collection
Accession number
MISC.259&1 to 11-1980

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Record createdMarch 5, 2000
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