19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000
1885 CHICAGO WHITE STOCKINGS CABINET PHOTOGRAPH
Original studio cabinet photograph of the 1885 Chicago White Stockings, who won 87 games on their way to winning the 1885 National League pennant. Pictures twelve members of this all-time great 19th Century team including Hall of Famers Mike “King” Kelly (1857-1894), Adrian “Cap” Anson (1852-1922), John Clarkson (1861-1909) and standouts George Gore, Billy Sunday, Ned Williamson, Jim McCormick and Abner Dalrymple.
10 x 8 in.
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