Blog post from Thursday, 24 July, 2014


This photograph of cricketer Keith Miller, taken in 1950 by photographer Max Dupain is from the State Library of New South Wales collections.

Keith Miller (1919 - 2004) was one of Australia’s greatest all-round cricketers. Playing in 55 test matches, Miller scored 2,958 runs, and took 170 wickets and 38 catches.

If you are interested in seeing and hearing about other unique items relating to sport from our collections – including Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games - you may like to attend this upcoming event:

Our Sporting Treasures Tuesday 29 July 2014, 10.30 am.

Book here

Tracing your Sporting Ancestors at the State Library – Our Sporting Treasures

Come and hear about the library’s extensive sporting resources and how to access them. Unique items from our significant collections across a range of sports will be on display. Who knows you may pick up some tips for documenting an ancestor’s sporting achievements!