How History Unfolds on Paper: Choice Selections from the Eric C. Caren Collection, Part IX
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[BASEBALL]. [RUTH, George Herman “Babe” (1895-1948) and GEHRIG, Henry Louis “Lou” (1903-1941)]. Press Photograph of Babe Ruth Paying His Respects to Lou Gehrig as Gehrig Lies in State. [New York: Associated Press, June 3, 1941]. Black-and-white photograph of a mourning Ruth at Gehrig’s wake. With caption in print. Approximately 209 x 300 mm. Photo a bit curled, lower right corner a bit creased, inkstamps and red pencil markings on verso (inkstamp states “LOU GEHRIG BABE RUTH”). Minor soiling on verso. Although Ruth and Gehrig’s friendship alternated between warmth and coolness, this photo clearly shows the heartbreak on Ruth’s face.
 [BASEBALL]. [RUTH, George Herman “Babe” (1895-1948) and GEH...
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