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Lot # 1107: Polo Grounds Crowd Original Glass Plate Negative

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 10 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Spring Classic 2022",
which ran from 5/20/2022 7:00 PM to
6/11/2022 10:00 PM



Original glass plate negative picturing a large crowd at the Polo Grounds, circa 1920. The unique view pictures the stadium from the upper grandstand, halfway down the first-base line. As such, the only portion of the playing field visible is a section of right field. The right-field section of the grandstand is filled to capacity, as is the visible portion of the right-field bleachers. The negative (8.5x6.5") displays a few tiny perimeter chips. In Very Good condition overall. Culled from the legendary Brown Brothers Photo Archive.

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