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    1888 Galaxy of the National League Lithograph by G.H. Hastings. Rare nineteenth century features a photo montage of eight National League baseball teams: Washington Nationals, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, New York Giants, Boston Beaneaters, Indianapolis Hoosiers, Chicago White Stockings, Philadelphia Phillies, and Detroit Wolverines. Hall of Famers that are depicted include Cap Anson, Sam Thompson, Deacon White, Harry Wright, Mickey Welch, Jim O'Rourke, Montgomery Ward, Buck Ewing, Tim Keefe, Roger Connor, and Pud Galvin. Also, there are some beautifully illustrated game scenes.

    The text at the base of the print reads "Galaxy of the National League, By Hastings, the photographer, 147 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass." This print has been restored by Graphic Conservation in Chicago, one of the world's leading conservators of paper. Two of the faces of the Philadelphia players are obscured. Measures 22x18.5".


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