Carlton Senior Team 1930s (SLV 122_130)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV

Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. H2008.122/159

Team: Carlton (VFL)
Location: Princes Park, Carlton
Date: mid 1930s

Back: Unknown,Unknown,Keith Shea,Harry Vallence, Frank Gill,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown
Middle: Unknown,Mick Price (Maybe),Unknown,Colin Martyn (Maybe) ,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown
Front: Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown


A Carlton (VFL) Senior Team from the early-thirties apparently photographed in front of Robert Heatley Stand. Possibly 1932. Players identified: Keith Shea (1932-37, third from left in back row), Harry Vallence (fourth from left in back row), Frank Gill (fifth from left in back row). The player fourth from left in the middle row is possibly Carlton 1932 captain Colin Martyn - there is definitely a resemblance. I say this is a 1932 team because 1932 was Shea’s first year at Carlton. Suspect this is team for a practice match - very few spectators present and the grandstand deserted. Also many Carlton stars of the period are missing. This is why I cannot identify many of those in the photo. Players are wearing white shorts. Note Carlton runners-up to Richmond in 1932.

Further Work Needed

I believe 2nd left in middle row is Mick Price
If it is Mick Price then the date must be mid-late 1930s rather than early 1930s

I do not believe that the identification of Colin Martyn is correct

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