19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
BABE RUTH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Babe Ruth (1895-1948) as a member of the New York Yankees, c.1920s. The verso is stamped Photo By Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc.and inscribed Weston in blue pencil (most likely from the collection of The Ring Magazine).
8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
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