19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
1867 ALBANY NATIONALS TRIPLE PLATE ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH
Triple plate albumen panoramic photograph of the 1867 Albany Nationals Base Ball club, picturing sixteen members of a team that played against among others the New York Knickerbockers. Players identified on the period matte along with the printed, "Nationals of Albany. 1867".
Image, 9 x 25 1/2 in.
Framed, 34 x 17 1/2 in.
Phot'd by J.H. Abbott (on matte)
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