Lot 6531880s Cambridge University Rugby team photographs and other...

Auction Date: 30/09/2015 at 10:30 am

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1880s Cambridge University Rugby team photographs and other related ephemera -to incl 1888/89 Cambridge University Rugby team photograph, 1889 Oxford and Cambridge and Old Haileyburian joint rugby team photograph, and another photograph of Old Haileyburians rugby team dated 1887 – all relating to Dr Arthur Trethewy Cambridge Blue, Old Haileyburian and the resident Medical Officer at Haileybury College who suddenly died at a the age of 34yrs. The lot comes with letters from Haileybury College, obituaries, and newspaper report of the Oxford vs Cambridge University Rugby match which Trethewy (new blue) excelled – tragically struck down by a heart disease in the prime of his life - all the images are mounted on card with calligraphic legends above and below-all with minor tears, rips and creases otherwise overall (A/F)

Hammer Price: £40.00

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