Old Mitcham. Cricket on the Green c 1869

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1869
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Pamlin Prints Croydon. Reprinted by permission, from a photograph by the late Thomas Francis
Picture Reference Mit_​Sport_​6-1
Original Format Postcard
Notes / History Lower Mitcham Green had been used for playing cricket long before this picture was taken, certainly at least from the 18th century onwards. However, as can be seen from this picture, cricket whites were not yet the established uniform, at least for some of the players.

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