Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 314

Price Realized: $ 875
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Collection of 28 dimensional press photographs displaying individual college football all-stars caught in dramatic action poses, accentuated by the artistic retouching marks of the newspaper editors.
Showing a varied array of offensive and defensive players as they play and practice football for different top universities around the country, including Northwestern, St. Mary's College, Stanford, Dartmouth, Princeton, and others. Players are depicted both in the heat of the moment and in humorous poses. Silver press prints, the images measuring 4 1/2x3 1/2 to 8x10 inches (11.5x8.9 to 20.3x25.4 cm.), with liberally applied period retouching paint on recto, and each with numerous press and date hand stamps, caption labels, and notations, in pencil, on verso. 1920s-40s

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