02-22-2004 02-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2230 Boston
February 22, 2004 10:00 AMCalender
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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE AMERICAN NATIONAL GAME OF BASE BALL. GRAND MATCH FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE ELYSI

$76,375$65,000
Auction: Sale #2230 - 2230 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

THE AMERICAN NATIONAL GAME OF BASE BALL. GRAND MATCH FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE ELYSIAN FIELDS, HOBOKEN, N.J.

1866, (Conningham, 180). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 24 x 33 3/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins of 1 5/8 in. or more, several repaired tears, one at u.c. is 1 1/2 in. into image with associated touch-up, light staining and toning.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 14 in the original "Best 50," and no. 9 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

HOBOKEN