Name: LOUIS, JOE & JACKIE ROBINSON ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH (CIRCA 1947)
History: This is an original, first generation photograph depicting world heavyweight champion Joe Louis and rookie Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson exchanging the tools of their trades. He could well be argued that Louis paved the way for Robinson and other African American ballplayers to enter major league baseball.
Full description: This is a rare, original, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Tiny corner creases at upper right, left and lower left. Small tape repair at right border, but no paper loss. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." This photo is often seen reproduced, but this is the only original we have seen. Early Robinson photo.
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2
Categories: Photograph - Louis, Joe - Jackie Robinson
Condition: very good
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