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Shoeless Joe Jackson Conlon Color Photo

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In the early 1990s, the St. Louis-based Megacards commenced releases of card issues under licenses secured to reproduce vintage baseball photos. Among these were those copyrighted by Francis P. Burke whose originals date to the early 20th Century. As an ambitious departure from the company’s standard card issues, Megacards sponsored the production of limited edition enlargements for several of the images – pan style=”FONT-WEIGHT: bold”>all of them generated individually from their original glass negatives. The merit of these renderings derives, in part, on their numeric serialization. (But none of these, we’re told, ever approached the completion of their serialization.) Of greater import, though, is their high-energy subject matter – then fully enhanced by the quality fiber-base material by which they’re delivered. Borne on the most advanced technology of the day, these enlargements project a quality of detail that maintains utmost clarity – with not a hint of “grainy” compromise. All measuring 19 1/2″ x 15 3/4″, they are indeed devised from the original negatives, and guarantee the utmost in aesthetic display.

Shoeless Joe Jackson was a man who stuck with his bat through thick and thin. “Black Betsy”, as it was known, survived scandal and the major league afterlife. This colorized Conlon Collection print of Jackson from his days with Cleveland is in NM condition with minor corner wear. The photo is numbered “205/975.”

Baseball,Bat,Card,Major League,Photo  Jackson Conlon,Joe Jackson

Auction End: 06-Jan-06  Post Views: 1388

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