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Lot # 45: John J. McGraw Portrait Glass Plate Negative

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 3 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2020 Fall Classic",
which ran from 11/11/2020 7:00 PM to
12/11/2020 11:00 PM

Circa 1910s glass plate negative featuring New York Giants manager John McGraw. Measures 7x5", head-and-shoulders photo has very slight image loss at edges, common for this type of negative, does not impact portrait. McGraw won three World Series and 10 National League pennants in a stellar 33-year managerial career. Plate comes from Brown Brothers archive, which compiled sports photos for publications starting in the early 1900s.

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