19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
1912 CIENFUEGOS TEAM CABINET PHOTOGRAPH
Original cabinet photograph of the 1912 Cienfuegos Cuban baseball team picturing thirteen members of the integrated club including legendary Cuban and Negro League slugger, Hall of Famer Cristobal Torriente (1893-1938) as an 18 year old rookie (Torriente’s brother Rafael also appears in the photograph).
Cabinet, 11 x 8 3/4 in.
Matte, 20 x 16 in.
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