19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
1926 HARRISBURG GIANTS TEAM PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH
Panoramic photograph of the 1926 Harrisburg Giants of the Eastern Colored League. Features sixteen players including Hall of Famer Oscar Charleston (1896-1954) and Negro League baseball and basketball legend Clarence “Fats” Jenkins (1898-1968). Players have been identified by affixed typewritten tags on their respective images.
30 x 8 in.
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