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    Circa 1899 Poe Brothers of Princeton Football Multi Signed Oversized Original Photograph. The famed second cousins, twice removed, of iconic writer Edgar Allan Poe, "The Poe Brothers" were six football players who played at Princeton University from 1882 until 1901.

    Presented here is an absolutely remarkable "Imperial" original photograph featuring the famed family of Princeton gridders, while each penned his name in bold black fountain pen ink. Included are all six "Poe Brothers": Arthur, Samuel Johnson, Neilson, Edgar Allan, Gresham and John Prentiss.

    Exhibiting superb condition with the exception of deep staining at the top left quadrant, the remainder of the image is nicely toned. In addition, the image itself measures at 10x13", and is mounted on its original 14.5x17.5" cardboard backing. Also, a visible "Paul B. Collier" studio stamp is presented on the verso. A true Holy Grail for any discerning collector of the highly respected Ivy League program. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    August, 2017
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