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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1875

GUSN

GUSN-190039

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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
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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baseball (field sport)
statistics
cricket (sport)
field sports
pamphlets

Physical Description

1 pamphlet : illustrations

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.TMP.019

Places

Hyde Park (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Wright, George, 1847-1937 (Author)
Smith & Bousley (Salem, Mass.) (Photographer)
Norfolk County Gazette Office (Printer)

Material Type

pamphlets

Other Organizations

Boston Braves (Baseball team)

Accruals Note

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.

Description Level

Item