- 1879-1890 (Creation)
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1 album : ill. ; 38 x 32 cm.
Previously described as Fryer Album A23.
Also referred to as Rugby collection.
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Album 20 photographs (26 x 35 cm and smaller) of Rugby Union football teams and matches, 1879-1890. Most teams are from Brisbane, some are from New South Wales and overseas. Teams include Brisbane Football Club, Intercolonial Queensland and New South Wales teams, Wanderers, All England team, Wallaroo Football Club, Emu Football Club, Combined Juniors and All England Club, Wasps and Arfomas.
Sepia photographs (various sizes) mounted on board. Some photographs have handwritten captions identifying players.
Includes proof of an ink and pen drawing with caption: "NB The top part represents Fall's & Rocks. The bottom scratches are the boy's", and 2 newspaper cuttings on the Pioneers of Moreton Bay. Green album engraved with gold and word Album written on cover.
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Digitised into eSpace in 2018 and available as open access. (Search in eSpace under Series "Photograph album of football clubs, 1879-1890, F3481").
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This album has been referenced as The Rugby Collection Fryer Library in some bibliographies.
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Revised, Linda Justo, 17-Mar-2021.
Revised, AM, 09-Mar-2020.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.