Monday, April 07, 2008
The Albert G. Spalding Collection of Early Baseball Photographs
Over 500 photographs, prints, drawings, caricatures, and printed illustrations from the personal collection of materials related to baseball and other sports gathered by the early baseball player and sporting-goods tycoon A.G. Spalding.
This collection includes 19th-century studio portraits of players and teams of the day, rare images, photographs, and original drawings. Also includes a brief background of the collection. From the New York Public Library (NYPL).