19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
1886 DETROIT WOLVERINES CABINET PHOTOGRAPH
Oversized cabinet studio team photograph of the 1886 Detroit Wolverines, winners of 87 games second only to the Chicago White Stockings in the National League that season. Pictures fourteen members of the team including Hall of Famers Dan Brouthers (1858-1932), Deacon White (1847-1939), Ned Hanlon (1857-1937) and Sam Thompson (1860-1922) as well as notables Charlie Getzein, Lady Baldwin, Charlie Bennett and Hardy Richardson. Players identified on the mount.
Cabinet, 16 1/2 x 14 in.
Framed, 26 x 23 1/2 in.
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