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Nice baseball print...

Item # 683429

October 26, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 26, 1867 

* Great baseball illustration print
* Union of Morrisania champions

The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask.  There is a related article titled: "The Base-Ball Championship" on the facing page.
The front page shows: "The Music of the Street--The Organ Grinder".  Other prints within include: "National Cemetery at Fredericksburg, Virginia, "Laying the Cornerstone of the Soldiers' Monument at Hampton, Virginia" "The Suez Canal..." "Farragut's Flagship--parting of the Vessels of the U.S. Squadron Off Skagen Point, Jutland, Denmark", a nice full page: "Gathering Grapes--An October Scene on the Hudson" facing another nice full page: "Gathering Pumpkins--An October Scene in New England", "Mrs. Lincoln's Wardrobe on Exhibition in New York" "The Seal Rocks & Cliff House near San Francisco, California" "San Francisco and Its Outer Harbor, Looking Toward the Golden Gate".
Sixteen pages, nice condition.

Category: 1866-1869