Every vintage cricket bat, ball or glove sings a siren song of vanished summer days, of the crack of the ball on the bat, of the smell of new-mown grass and the first cool whisper of evening on the baking afternoon breeze.
These limited edition art prints by Melbourne’s own Sporting Nation feature carefully curated and photographed vintage Cricket equipment, and will give a lift to the atmosphere of the office wall, library or den of your favourite cricket fan.
Sporting Nation combines fine art and contemporary design aesthetics with Australian sporting heritage to celebrate a golden era of participatory sport.
Sporting Nation's Tim Rath used to travel a lot for work and found the lure of the country op shop impossible to resist. Eventually, Tim's treasury of vintage sportswear became something special in itself: Sporting Nation began with an urge to catalogue this collection of ephemera of Australian sporting life in a way that could be shared. Tim's memorabilia of country footy clubs, hours on the tennis court, cricket bats passed down through the family and iconic brands and models of gear went under the lens to become Sporting Nation - a collection of homewares, prints, totes and wearables designed for the good sport in your life.
Material(s): 310 gsm German Hahnemuhle Etching paper (archival quality), fine-art quality digital printing ink.
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.8 (A5).
* Each print is individually embossed with a Sporting Nation seal, signed and numbered by the artist, and is presented in a clear plastic sleeve with gold foil, detailed insert featuring a description of the image and is reinforced by a sheet of card, making these prints excellent for postage.
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