19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
1924 COLORED WORLD SERIES PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH
Original panoramic photograph of the 1924 Colored World Series played between the Negro National League champion Kansas City Monarchs and the Eastern Colored League champion Hilldale Club, won by the Monarchs 5 games to 4. The photograph is inscribed on the negative First Colored World Series, Opening Game Oct. 3, 1924 Philadelphia, P.A., Batteries – For the Kansas City Monarchs, Rogan + Duncan, Hilldale, Cockrell + Santop on the lower left.
Image 18 3/4 x 10 1/4
Framed 25 x 16 1/2 in.
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