19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
WALTER JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPH
George Grantham Bain (1865-1944)
Original photograph of Hall of Famer Walter Johnson (1887-1946) as a member of the Washington Senators. The verso is stamped George Grantham Bain (partially obscured by a Culver Service sticker) and features the typewritten Walter Johnson, Pitcher of Washington Club, April 18, 1916.
7 x 5 in.
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