Bachelor Baseball Club
13 photographic prints on carte de visite mounts : albumen.
Individual head-and-shoulders portraits of team members in suits and ties, visible through cut-outs on a decorative presentation page.
Among the photographers represented are: J. Fenton, Frederick Gutekunst, H. Harrison, F.S. Keeler, A. Newman, Reger, Rehn & Sons, and C.H. Spieler.
Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: Baseball Americana : treasures from the Library of Congress / Harry Katz, et al. New York : Smithsonian Books, 2009.
Format: Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
Cartes de visite--1860-1870.
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.printPersistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g06396Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1997:105 [item]
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