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George Wright's Book for 1875 containing record of the Boston Base Ball Club, with scores of base ball and cricket trip to England, and other items of interest, also, base ball attitudes, in twelve different styles, with an explanation of each, Hyde Park, Mass., printed at the Norfolk County Gazette Office, 1875

EP001.TMP.019 (RS82226)

Description

The pamphlet lists baseball and cricket scores. "Base ball attitudes" is a series of twelve images of George Wright illustrating baseball "attitudes" or stances assumed during the game. The photographs were taken by Smith & Bousley of Salem, Massachusetts.

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  • George Wright's Book for 1875 containing record of the Boston Base Ball Club, with scores of base ball and cricket trip to England, and other items of interest, also, base ball attitudes, in twelve different styles, with an explanation of each, Hyde Park, Mass., printed at the Norfolk County Gazette Office, 1875 (current record)

Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1875
Physical Description
1 pamphlet : illustrations
Dimensions
7.25x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190039
Reference Code
EP001.TMP.019

Record details

Originator
Norfolk County Gazette Office (Printer)
Smith & Bousley (Salem, Mass.) (Photographer)
Wright, George, 1847-1937 (Author)
Other Organizations
Boston Braves (Baseball team)
Descriptive Terms
baseball (field sport)
cricket (sport)
field sports
statistics
Material Type
pamphlets
Places
Hyde Park (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Notes
The image is in W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) page 104.

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