-150-000-not-out--Primary-school-to-sell-Victorian-painting-of-schoolboy-cricketer-for-small-fortune-after-displaying-it-for-86-years---Mail-Online

Roly Waters

2015-07-06 14:34:32

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Captain of the Eleven by Philip Hermogenes Calderon, which depicts a fresh-faced Victorian boy preparing to defend his cricket wicket,It became one of the most famous images of the late Victorian and Edwardian period after being used in a pioneering advertising campaign to promote Pear's soap. It was sold in July for £300,000, by the primary school where it had hung since 1926.
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Victorian Reader

2015-07-06 14:34:32

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