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An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). Artist: W Heath Robinson

An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). Artist: W Heath Robinson


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An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). Artist: W Heath Robinson

An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future, c1918 (1919). From The Wonder Book of Aircraft for Boys and Girls, edited by Harry Golding. [Ward. Lock & Co. Limited, London, Melbourne and Toronto, 1919]. (Colorised black and white print)

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This colorized print captures the whimsical imagination of W Heath Robinson, showcasing "An Aerial Cricket Match of the Future" in 1918. In this humorous and bizarre concept, Robinson envisions a century ahead where cricket takes to the skies. The British artist's creativity knows no bounds as he presents an airborne spectacle that combines sport with aviation. The scene unfolds high above ground, with biplanes and airships serving as makeshift pitches for this capricious match. Spectators gather in awe, their eyes fixed on batsmen and bowlers defying gravity while engaging in a game that has been elevated to new heights - quite literally! As planes soar overhead, cricketers display their skills mid-air, batting and bowling amidst clouds. Robinson's prediction of future behavior is both amusing and fantastical. His imaginative artwork transports us to a world where flight becomes intertwined with traditional sportsmanship. With his signature wit and attention to detail, he invites viewers into a world filled with boundless possibilities. This colorized version breathes new life into Robinson's original black-and-white print from "The Wonder Book of Aircraft for Boys and Girls". The vibrant hues add depth to the already whimsical scene, allowing us to fully appreciate the artist's vision. As we gaze upon this image, we are reminded of how art can transcend time by blending humor, innovation, and cultural elements like cricket – all within the context of early 20th-century Britain.

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