Introducing, The Historic Brown Brothers Collection! Get in on this spectacular collection of baseball photos (vintage prints and original negatives) from the Brown Brothers archive. View the Brown Brothers Collection here. Historic Archive of Original Prints and Negatives. One of the finest archives of vintage photographs ever assembled including never-before-seen Type I examples of the most iconic sports and historical figures.
Highlights include the Babe Ruth photo used for his 1933 Goudey #181, the Ruth image used for his 1933 Goudey #53, #144 and #149, a circa 1918 Ruth curveball grip glass negative by Charles Conlon, a 1923 Yankees team photo with Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a Ty Cobb photo by Wrede and Collins, and a circa 1918 Ruth Red Sox photo by Charles Conlon.
Check Out Highlights from the Collection
- Babe Ruth Photograph Used For 1933 Goudey #181
This classic 8×10″ photograph of an expressive Babe Ruth is a 1950s restrike used for 1933 Goudey #181 (PSA).
- Circa 1918 Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox Photograph by Charles Conlon
Babe Ruth cut his teeth in Boston and is depicted here in his Red Sox uniform during the championship 1918 season. The original Brown Brothers photo, shot by Charles M. Conlon, measures roughly 7×9″ and shows fraying along the edges, particularly the right side.
- Ty Cobb Photograph by Wrede & Collins
Ty Cobb captured the 10th of his 12 batting titles in 1917, when this classic Brown Brothers photo was snapped at Tiger Stadium. “Tyrus Cobb” appears in the upper left-hand corner of the image, which measures roughly 4.5″ x 7″ and appears in excellent condition. PSA.
- Joe Jackson Photograph by Charles Conlon
Outstanding action shot of Shoeless Joe Jackson, circa 1917, part of the famed Brown Brothers collection. Jackson’s eyes intently track the ball as he’s depicted in follow-through on his swing in this 6.75×9″ photo.
- 1923 New York Yankees Team Photograph w/Ruth & Gehrig
Outstanding history in this circa 1923 New York Yankees team photo. Trimmed to 9×4.5″, the black and white shot identifies the team in blue ink on reverse, and has stamps from legendary photo collection service Brown Brothers.
- Christy Mathewson Warms Up Photograph
Christy Mathewson had an astounding 13 seasons of 20 wins or more and is shown displaying that Hall of Fame form in this circa 1910s photo.
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