Carlton Seconds 1954c V1 (SLV 122_127)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV
Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. H2008.122/127

Team: Carlton (VFL)
Location: Princes Park, Carlton
Date: circa 1954

Ossie Vincent - Trainer in White pants far left
George Stafford - Front Row far left
Doug Guy - Back Row, Second from Right
John Sullivan - Back Row far Right
Harry Sullivan middle row, third from Right


A Carlton (VFL) Seconds team photographed at Princes Park circa 1954. Harry Dern (Carlton seniors 1950-53), John Sullivan (Carlton seniors 1955-60) and Harry Sullivan (Carlton seniors 1950-54) are recognised. Coach is Mick Price. Possibly a match day. Twenty players. Black shorts. Note Carlton were Seconds premiers 1953. The exact same group (and the same session) as photographed in Photo 21 version 3 (H2008.122/155), although there has been some slight movement among officials. The group includes St John’s Ambulance man.

Comment by KM: A Carlton (VFL) Seconds team photographed at Princes Park. Probably 1954 Coach Mick Price (fifth from left in middle row) is also seen in other (Boyles) photos of Carlton Seconds teams, as player in the thirties and coach in the fifties. For example, as player on extreme right of front row in Photo 21 version 2 (H2008.122/156), and as coach in Photo 21, versions 3, 7, 8, 10.
Players recognised are John Sullivan (extreme right of top row of players, 66 senior games 1955-60), Harry Dern (second from right in top row of players, 19 senior games, 1950-53), Harry Sullivan (third player from right in middle row, 31 senior games, 1950-54). Harry Sullivan transferred to Collingwood in 1955 and became a star full-back. For Harry Sullivan, see also Photo 21, versions 7, 8, 10. Note Carlton were VFL Seconds premiers 1953. Man in uniform at extreme right of top row of players is presumably St. John’s Ambulance.

Further Work Needed

Locations of players not listed
John and Jack Sullivan? Confusion with Sullivans

2nd from right in back row is Doug Guy, not Harry Dern

Back Row, third player from Right (beside D.Guy) is probably Tony Walsh

Duplicates - Near Identical Photos

122_155 - Carlton Seconds, Probably 1954 V2 - Slight Variation

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