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Lot # 292 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1947 Indianapolis Clowns Team Bus Photograph

Starting Bid - $100.00, Sold For - $287.50

Original photograph (8" x 10") of the Indianapolis Clowns team bus, with players Manuael Godinez, Reinaldo Verde, and Andre Mesa, in Memphis, Tennessee. Player identifications and Memphis photographer Ernest C. Withers' identification stamp on reverse. Ernest C. Withers is very famous Memphis photographer, who is especially noted for his civil rights related images in the 1950's and 1960's. An extremely striking image which gives the flavor of what it was like to travel the country as a player in the final days of the Negro Leagues. From the estate of Manuel Godinez, one of the three players pictured. Minor faults include small corner creases, "Memphis" written on bottom border, otherwise Ex. Reserve $100. Estimate $200/$400. SOLD FOR $287.50

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