19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 750
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
JIM THORPE PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe (1887-1953) as a member of the New York Giants, c.1915. The verso is inscribed Jim Thorpe in pencil.
5 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
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