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Lot # 1188: Original Color Maps of Racing’s Notable Three Early Racetracks & Five 1896 Architectural Prints of Longchamps Racecourse (8)

Category: Horse Racing

Starting Bid: $500.00

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Item was in Auction "Late Summer Classic 2021",
which ran from 8/22/2021 7:00 PM to
9/25/2021 10:00 PM

Significant find of racing artifacts. 1) 1872 map by J. B. Beers & Co., of Jerome Park. Dimensions 27.5x17.5." 2) Coney Island Jockey Club by G. W. Bromley, 1907. Dimensions 22.5x 32.5". 3) H Morris Park. Map by S. L. Haight 32.25x21.63". No date listed but appears to be around 1899 (the track opened that year in the Bronx, NY). 4) Five original, all different, black and white architectural prints of Paris, France's Longchamps Racecourse, home of Europe's famous Arc de Triomphe horse race. Four prints are each 13.25x10.25" with the oversized print 19.75x 13.25". All are in excellent plus to near mint condition. The maps are hand colored and are extremely rare.

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