19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
TY COBB PHOTOGRAPH
George Grantham Bain (1865-1944)
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Ty Cobb (1886-1961) as a member of the Detroit Tigers, c. 1917. The photograph features the name TY COBB inscribed on the top border within the image itself (a common characteristic of Bain’s work) and is stamped on the verso CULVER PICTURES, INC. along with the typewritten June 6, 1917.
4 x 4 3/4 in.
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