Lot # 166: c.1910's-20's National League Paul Thompson 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 original silver gelatin prints from Paul Thompson's esteemed news photo service. Each example in this collection features a c.1910's-20's major leaguer from the National League. 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. Paul Thompson's credit stamping spanning the lifetime of his syndicate (c.1908-1925) can be found applied to verso of each photo present. Player's included, their teams, and photo sizes are as follows: 1) Mike Cantwell (Phillies - 6.5" x 8.5") 2) Al Demaree (Giants - 6.5" x 8.5") 3) Josh Devore (Phillies - 8" x 10") 4) Mike Donlin (Pirates - 6.5" x 8.5") 5) Al Mattern (Doves - 7.5" x 10") 6) George McQuillan (Pirates - 6.5" x 8.5") 7) Vic Saier (Cubs - 6.5" x 8.5") 8) Harry Smith (Doves - 8" x 9.5") 9) Cotton Tierney (Pirates - 6.5" x 8.5") 10) Lefty Weinert (Phillies - 6.5" x 8.5").

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