19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
1909 PHILADELPHIA GIANTS TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Oversized studio team photograph of the 1909 Philadelphia Giants, winners of the 1909 Negro League Eastern Championship. Features Hall of Famer John Henry “Pop” Lloyd (1884-1964) considered the greatest shortstop in Negro League history and one of the best baseball players of all time, as well as notables Bruce Petway, Spotswood Poles, Sy Hayman, Frank Duncan, Danny McClellan, Ray Wilson and co-founder of the club H. W. Schlichter. Individuals have been identified in period black ink on their respective images.
13 x 10 in.
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