Mobil football photos album for the Victorian Football League, with a complete set of 40 swap cards of players pasted into the album. Produced for the 1964 football season.

Comments on each of the 40 players by Lou Richards, football journalist for the Sun News-Pictorial newspaper, Melbourne.

Physical Description

Aqua front cover withtext and Mobil logo. The back cover has an aqua boarder, but is otherwise blank in order to leave room for player autographs.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Leisure, Public Life & Institutions

  • Acquisition Information


  • Author

    Lou Richards, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1964

  • Advertiser

    Mobil Oil Australia Ltd, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1964

  • Organisation Named

    Victorian Football League, Victoria, Australia, 1964

  • Inscriptions

    On front cover: Mobil/football/photos/album. On back cover: Autographs. Text includes: Stars from all the teams. Comments by Lou Richards, "Sun News-Pictorial". Players included are: Jack Clarke (Essendon), Barry Cheatley (North Melbourne), Terry Waters (Collingwood), Ron Barassi (Melbourne), Des Dickson (Hawthorn), Kevin Murray (Fitzroy), Allen Aylett (North Melbourne), John Henderson (Collingwood), Berkeley Cox (Carlton), Jim Guyatt (St Kilda), John Birt (Essendon), Ted Whitten (Footscray), Michael Patterson (Richmond), Hassa Mann (Melbourne), Verdon Howell (St Kilda), Ken Fraser (Essendon), Ray Walker (Footscray), Neville Crowe (Richmond), Graham Arthur (Hawthorn), Bob Kingston (South Melbourne), John Nicholls (Carlton), Brian Dixon (Melbourne), Allen Lynch (Fitzroy), John Schultz (Footscray), John Peck (Hawthorn), Wesley Lofts (Carlton), Tassie Johnson (Melbourne), Graham Campbell (Fitzroy), Ian Law (Hawthorn), Pat Guinane (Richmond), Graham 'Polly' Farmer (Geelong), Doug Wade (Geelong), Alistair Lord ( Geelong), John Rantell (South Melbourne), Darrel Baldock (St Kilda), Bill Goggin (Geelong), Noel Teasdale (North Melbourne), Ray Gabelich (Collingwood), Carl Ditterich (St Kilda), Bob Skilton (South Melbourne).

  • Classification

    Sport, Australian rules football, Collecting cards

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • overall dimensions

    27.5 cm (Length), 1 cm (Width), 16.5 cm (Height)

  • Exhibition Collection Management

    12 mm (Length), 270 mm (Width), 168 mm (Height)
    Dimensions are as closed

  • Keywords

    Australian Rules Football, Civic Mementoes, Football, Keepsakes, Souvenirs, Sport