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Sir Donald Bradman and Rick Scheeren, Canberra

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Title: Sir Donald Bradman and Rick Scheeren, Canberra
Date: 1963
Keywords: cricket, sporting culture, sportspeople
Record creator: Australian News and Information Bureau, Canberra
Reference: A1200, L43048

Sir Donald Bradman, Cricket Match


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This black-and-white photograph shows Australian cricket legend Sir Donald 'the Don' Bradman autographing a cricket bat for 9-year-old Rick Scheeren at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on 6 February 1963. Scheeren, supported by crutches and calipers made from steel bars and leather straps and wearing his school uniform, is holding the cricket bat being signed by Bradman, who is dressed in white cricketing clothes. Scheeren and Bradman are outside a pavilion door marked 'Change Room No. 1'.

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