Nineteenth-Century Baseball Cabinet-Card Collection (3)

Sold For: $360

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 105

Item Year: 1885

Category: Pre-1900 Baseball Cards (1830-1899)

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Collection of three high-grade baseball cabinet-card photos, each picturing a single uniformed player in a formal studio setting. All measure approximately 4.25 x 6.5 inches and feature a photographer's credit either along the base of the mount or on the reverse. 1) Player, standing, with hands cupped in front. Credited to "Howe's Photo Studio, 18 South Paulina Street, Near Lake Chicago." The name "Henry Wade" is written in pencil on the reverse. Nr-Mt. 2) Player, standing, holding a ball. Credited to "Proctor,1509 Douglas St., Omaha." Scalloped edges. Near Mint. 3) Player, standing, holding a bat. Credited to "W. E. Perry." Tiny chips at each corner and very light toning to the mount. Ex. Total: 3 cabinet photos.

Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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