19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
1911 CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS VS. CHICAGO GIANTS PANORAMIC PRINT
Panoramic print featuring the Chicago American Giants vs. Chicago Giants on July 2nd, 1911 at American Giants Base ball Park. Numerous Negro League greats are pictured including Hall of Famers Rube Foster (1879-1930), Pete Hill (1882-1951), Smokey Joe Williams (1886-1951) along with notables Bruce Petway and Bill Gatewood.
Image, 25 x 6 in.
Framed, 30 x 11 1/2 in.
G.B. Metsker, Copyright applied for - Aug. 4, 1911
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