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Lot # 890 (of 1137)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Walter Johnson Photo Collection (8) - Direct Johnson Family Provenance!

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $830

Collection of eight original Walter Johnson photographs, dating from approximately 1917 to 1925. Each of these photos originates directly from a Johnson family member and has been in the family's possession since 1924. Two of the photos are facial studies of Johnson, five capture him on the field with teammates, and one pictures him posing with boxer Tommy Gibbons. Eight of the photos measure 8 x 10 inches, with the remainder slightly smaller (10 x 7 inches and 8.5 x 6.5 inches). Six bear news-service credit stamps on the reverse (five are International Newsreel, the other is Harris & Ewing), while another has the photographer's name (Carl T. Thoner) embossed in the lower right corner. Condition ranges from Gd to Vg-Ex, averaging Vg. Total: 8 photos. Reserve $200. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $830


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