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    Early 1920's Babe Ruth Original News Photograph by Paul Thompson, PSA/DNA Type 1. Exceptional image is the work of one of the most esteemed sports photographers of the day, the great Paul Thompson, whose portraits of the great Bambino rank with the most coveted in this vibrant collecting subgenre. While advanced collectors could identify this as a Thompson from the obverse alone, the attribution is assured with his personal studio stamp on reverse. Also found here is a handwritten notation from Thompson himself, who writes, "Having left the dugout--I am the next man up," as well as a sticker tracing provenance to the famous 1996 sale of the Baseball Magazine archives. Dimensions are 6.25x8.25". A light corner bend at lower right is only apparent in raking light, otherwise the fine image presents without distraction. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.

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