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Jessie-Martha Bradman was a pivotal personality in Sir Don's life. A rare photograph to have been signed by both.

LOT 11 - Photograph of Sir Don Bradman with wife Jessie-Martha signed by both

  • Bradman first met Jessie Martha Menzies in 1920 when she boarded with the Bradman family to be closer to school in Bowral. During their 65-year marriage, Jessie was "shrewd, reliable, selfless, and above all, uncomplicated...she was the perfect foil to his concentrated and occasionally mercurial character. Bradman paid tribute to his wife numerous times, once saying succinctly, "I would never have achieved what I achieved without Jessie".


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