19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,125
Estimate USD 600 - USD 800
CHICAGO AMERICAN GIANTS CATCHERS PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of catchers Larry Brown and Johnny Hines as members of the 1935 Chicago American Giants of the Negro National League. Not long after this photo was taken, Hines was imprisoned for life for the murder of a former teammate, James Bray. The photo has been inscribed on the bottom border Chicago Ill’s 1935 and Larry Brown identified in black ink.
7 x 9 3/4 in.
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