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#20002 - Cricket pitch at Tuggeranong Homestead

Resource ID
20002
Title/subtitle
Cricket pitch at Tuggeranong Homestead
Format
Photograph
Identifier
Bean, C.E.W.; Bean, Charles
Publisher
27 October 1994
Physical description
Colour photograph; 10cm x 15cm
Summary
The concrete cricket pitch near Tuggeranong homestead in Richardson
Location
Photograph 2559
Availability
Not for loan. Copies may be purchased.
Notes
The cricket pitch was built during Charles Bean's tenancy at Tuggeranong homestead to write the official history of Australia's involvement in World War 1. It was used by the Tuggeranong team to play against visiting sides from the district surrounding Canberra.
Photo taken during the CDHS excursion through Tuggeranong. Refer also to the excursion notes.