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William James Fleury

Cricket, United Kingdom

This cap was won by Fleury in 1892, when he was a member of the Gentlemen of Canada cricket team. That year the team competed against the Gentlemen of Ireland in Rosedale, Toronto and the Gentlemen of Philadelphia at the Germantown Cricket Club in Manheim, Philadelphia.

SPECIFICATIONS

Object #
SH2017.1.3

Description
This dark blue cap has a small decorative button on the top. On the front of the cap is a cream coloured maple leaf that has “1892” stitched inside of it in light blue. The inside lining of the hat has a label attached, which is marked with Fleury’s signature.

Measurements
22 cm (l) x 10 cm (w)

Material
Wool, cotton and silk

Beliefs

Recognition of past sport accomplishments is inspiring for those who participate in the present and in the future.