This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with portraits of the baseball greats of the Philadelphia Phillies and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball teams: Cy Williams; J. L. Mokan; Walter Henline; Rogers Hornsby; Max Flack; and Jim Bottonley.
This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.
About Rotogravure:Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.
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Type: Original Rotogravure