19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,375
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
CHRISTY MATHEWSON PHOTOGRAPH
George Grantham Bain (1865-1944)
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson (1880-1925) as a member of the Cincinnati Reds, c.1916. The photograph features “Matty” as a Red inscribed on the top border within the image itself (a common characteristic of Bain’s work) and is stamped on the verso CULVER SERVICE along with an affixed Culver Service tag.
4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.
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