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    1947 Babe Ruth Photographs Lot of 33 Plus Other Documents. Intriguing assortment of photographs relate to Ruth's tour of America in support of a joint promotional endeavor involving Ford motorcars and the American Legion. Twenty-five of the images picture the Babe himself, all in civilian clothing. A couple find him in a Dallas motorcade in Dealey Plaza, where President Kennedy would be assassinated sixteen years later. Almost all are news organization photos, averaging 7x9" in size, with only a small percentage of lesser dimensions. The balance of photos are mainly other shots from the promotion, and one signed by Claire Ruth. All but one photo (which doesn't picture Ruth) presents minimally at EX.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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