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(2) Harper's Weekly Baseball Team Photos with Cincinnati Reds & Brooklyn Atlantics

Lot Number 1836

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Description

Respectively paying tribute to the first champion baseball team and the first professional club, Harper’s Weekly published these detailed illustrations. Includes:

 

1865 Brooklyn Atlantics: framed to 13-1/8 x 16-1/8”, the page was culled from the November 25, 1865 issue and features (9) symmetrically arranged images from a team that was the first to be invited to the White House (by President Andrew Johnson in 1865).

 

1869 Cincinnati Reds: framed to 15x12”, the page features a group illustration of the “Red Stockings”; a small tear at the lower border appears to have been mended by a since-removed piece of tape.

 

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