Lot # 157: c.1910's-20's American 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 American 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) Joe Benz (White Sox - 6.5" x 8.5") 2) Larry Gardner (6.26" x 8.25") 3) Earl Hamilton (Browns, misidentified as "Reb Russell" - 6.5" x 8.5) 4) Slim Love (Yankees - 6.5" x 8.5") 5) Steve O'Neill (Indians - 8" x 10") 6) Allen Russell (Yankees - 6.5" x 8.5") 7) Scott Perry (Athletics - 8" x 10") 8) Tom Taylor (Nationals - 6.5" x 8.5") 9) Terry Turner (Indians - 6.5" x 8.5") 10) Paul Zahniser (Nationals - 6.5" x 8.5").

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