Lot # 161: c.1910's-20's Chicago Cubs Charles Conlon News Service Photo Collection (10)

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Item was in Auction "Fall, 2023 Premier Auction",
which ran from 11/5/2023 12:00 AM to
11/25/2023 9:00 PM



Unique collection of ten photos from baseball history's preeminent early on-field photographer, Charles Martin Conlon. Each example in this collection features a member of the c.1910's-20's Chicago Cubs and includes either Conlon's personal credit stamping, handwritten notations, or both on verso. Varying degrees of wear associated with working news service photos can be found across the group, including: editorial masking, chipped corners, smudging, tears, and surface wrinkles. All photos measure 8" x 10" unless otherwise noted. Players included: 1) Guy Bush (6.5" x 8.5") 2) Claude Hendrix 3) Charlie Hollocher 4) Bill Killefer (7" x 9.5") 5) Johnny Kling (6.5" x 8.5") 6) Speed Martin (7" x 9.5") 7) Jack Pfiester (6.5" x 10") 8) Charlie Pick (7" x 9.5") 9) Ed Reulbach (1909, at Polo Grounds) 10) Ed Reulbach (at Washington Park).

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