19 - 20 October 2016
1914 PROVIDENCE GRAYS TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Imperial cabinet photograph of the 1914 Providence Grays featuring Babe Ruth in his rookie season. After debuting for his local Baltimore Orioles and making his big league debut for the Boston Red Sox, 19-year old Ruth was optioned to the Providence Grays to sharpen his skills and get some quality playing time. He ended up leading the Grays to an International League title behind an 8-3 record. Additional players include Albert Platt, Guy Tutwiller, Carl Mays, G. Cooper, Eddie Onslow, Bradley Kocher, Dave Shean, Matty McIntire, Dugan Trainer, Paddy Bauman, Totts Shultz, Eddie Wright, Ralph Cowstock, Bunny Fabricue, William Donavan, Manager Rabbitt Powell, Roy Bentley and Jack Onslow.
Image, 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.
Framed, 18 x 15 in.
General Photo Co. 131 Washington St. Providence, RI
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The property developer describes his passion for stuffed animals, classical statuary and antique globes
A timeline of moments from the game's Golden Age and beyond, illustrated with lots from our sale, The Golden Age of Baseball
A selection of classic images offered in our The Golden Age of Baseball sale on 19 October at Christie’s New York
From bats and photographs to contracts and personal letters, a selection from The Golden Age of Baseball sale
Simeon Lipman discusses a collection of rare artefacts connected to the game’s most celebrated teams and players
Items from the personal collection of one of L.A.’s most admired antiques dealers are offered online from 7 February, and in New York on 13 February
Adrian Hume-Sayer, the specialist spearheading the Audrey Hepburn sale, shares the stories behind our celebrity auctions
What leading art, technology and finance specialists said at the inaugural Art +Tech Summit at Christie’s in London
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea