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Lot Number: 9

Description: Rare "Cuban Giants" early African American player photographs c.1900s-1910s, lot of (2) glass plate negatives. Pair of vintage glass plate negatives in uncommon large 5"x7" format showing early views of a player in "Cuban Giants" uniform. Scattered wear inclusive of chipping and loss at edges with central images that can still be developed to great effect (note: exterior of one envelope has "Joe Mendez" pencil identifier written on, this is relayed in the interest of offering a full description but we can not state with any level of certainty that it relates to this player). Includes letter of provenance from the Brearley family: VG-EX Please note: Images shown are photo positives, to see negatives please contact Hunt Auctions

Estimated Price Range: ($500-$1,000)

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