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    1896 Cornell Football Original Cabinet Photographs Lot of 31. Presented here is an extremely scarce set of original cabinet photographs, each featuring team members of the 1896 Cornell football squad. At the time, the program was only 10 years old, and under coach Joe Beacham they went 5-3 in the Northeast Independent Conference, finishing only behind Yale and Harvard. Including 31 cabinet photos in all (all but two are unidentified), one is showcased on a unique photo cover (torn in two places), which is noted "Capt. Cornell R. Ratcliff 1896 Football" on the verso. Cardboard mounts measure at approximately 6x8" and 5.25x7.25". Photos average NM, while most mounts are VG.

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    February, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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