19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 500
Estimate USD 400 - USD 600
JIM THORPE PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe (1887-1953) signing his contract with the New York Giants, c.1913. The verso is stamped Underwood & Underwood and inscribed Jim Thorpe in black ink.
8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
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