A BASE BALL GAME. (PROOF WITH PORTRAITS)

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Henry Sandham


A Base Ball Game. (Proof with portraits)

Goupilgravure (photogravure). 1896.
Image size 38 5/8 x 51 3/4" (98.1 x 131.4 cm).
Very good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 83345
Price: $35,000.00
Publisher : Printed in Paris and published April 1, 1896 by Boussod Valadon & Co. Successors to Goupil & Co. . . .
Painted by Henry Sandham. Copyright 1896 by Boussod Valadon & Co. were successors of Goupil & Co. One of the greatest baseball images prior to 1900. The game is being played at the second Polo Grounds located between 155-157 Streets and Eighth Avenue. In the distance, the High Bridge can be seen, as well as a Westchester bound steam locomotive. Represented is the 1894 “Temple Cup” between the New York Giants and Baltimore Orioles, won 16 to 3 by New York which took the series in four straight games. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Sports & Games , Baseball

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