Kid Elberfeld - 1911 - Photo by Paul Thompson

Kid Elberfeld - 1911 - Photo by Paul Thompson Kid Elberfeld - 1911 - Photo by Paul Thompson

Legendary Auctions - December 2009

Lot #205: Kid Elberfeld - Thompson Original Photo: Bidding ended on: 12/15/2009 Original Thompson Stamp with writing. Authenticated by PSA; Full PSA letter accompanies.

Thompson, Paul, photographer. Library of Congress collection

c1910-1911. Description 26 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 5 x 7 in.

Rights advisory No known restrictions on publication.

Summary Photographs show 26 famous baseball players, including Chief Bender, Mordecai Brown, Frank Chance, Eddie Collins, Johnny Evers, Christy Matthewson, John McGraw, Chief Meyers, Eddie Plank, Joe Tinker, and Germany Schaefer. Many of these portraits were used as the model for American Tobacco Co. baseball card issues, including Gold Borders (T205) and Triple Folders (T202), Helmar Stamps (T332), Piedmont Art Stamps (T330-2), Domino Discs (PX7), Sweet Caporal Pins (P2), and Silks (S74).

Kid Elberfeld - 1911 - Photo by Paul Thompson