19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
1906 HARRISBURG GIANTS OVERSIZED TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Oversized team photograph of the 1906 Harrisburg Colored Giants. Features fourteen members of the team including Negro League great Spotswood Poles (1887-1962) who began his career with the team that season. Mounted on board, the name Harrisburg Giants 1906 and players’ identifications are displayed on the matte.
Image 23 x 19 in.
Matte 28 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.
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