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Picture relating to Melbourne - titled 'Early Australian Rules Football match in Melbourne, ca. 1866'
Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'Wooden bridge over the river in Queens Park, Warwick, ca. 1880'
Picture relating to Rockhampton - titled 'Rockhampton Rugby Union Club, 1890'
Picture relating to Talgai - titled 'West Talgai football team and coach, ca. 1890'
Picture relating to Ipswich - titled 'Original Bush Rats Football Team, Ipswich, 1890'
Picture relating to Bundamba - titled 'Rangers Football Club, Bundamba, Winners of the Badges, 1895'
Picture relating to Rockhampton - titled 'Lakes Creek Rugby Union Team, Senior Premiers in the 1896-97 season'
Picture relating to Charters Towers - titled 'Charters Towers Representative Rugby Union Team, 1898'
Picture relating to Brisbane - titled 'Rugby Union international football match, Brisbane, 1899'
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'School football team, 1900-1905'
Picture relating to Maryborough - titled 'Wallaroo Football Club, Senior Premiers in 1900'
Picture relating to Maryborough - titled 'Group portrait of the Junior Premiers, Maryborough, 1901'
Picture relating to Maryborough - titled 'Wallaroo Football Club from Maryborough, Junior Premiers in 1902'
Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'Caxton Football Club, Warwick, 1902'
Picture relating to Maryborough - titled 'Junior Vics Football Club, Premiers 1904'
Picture relating to Charters Towers - titled 'Junior Team from Natives Football Club, Rugby Union players from Charters Towers, 1904'

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    Early Australian Rules Football match in Melbourne, ca. 1866

    contributed by QldPics, taken in 1866
    (contact QldPics about this picture)

    An artist in 1866 depicted an Australian football game in the Richmond Paddock. The building in the left background is the pavilion of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Spectators are sheltering beneath the trees inside the playing arena. (Description taken from G. Blainey, A game of our own : the origins of Australian football, 1990.)

    This picture is also part of the Bonzle Cricket (open in new window) photo collection.