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Oversized (14 1/2" x 20") football cabinet showing the 1886 Penn football team. The actual image measures 10" x 13 1/2". An incredible 19th century piece showing Penn players wearing stocking caps and lace up vests...and the manager with a stove pipe hat.

According to the University of Pennsylvania archives the players in the photo are "L to R: (back) J.M. Hamme, A.G. Fell, H.H. Sypher, N.B. Young (MGR.), J.K. Shell, N.Downs, C.S. Beck, (middle) A.R. Cline, J.P. Tunis, F.W.W. Graham (capt.) W.H. Salter; (front) J.H. Dewey, E.Def. Miel, T.W. Hulme".

The cabinet was produced by the well known Gilbert & Bacon studio in Philadelphia. The piece shows signs of wear/age with border wear and chipping; the photo has light spotting.

1886 University of Pennsylvania Penn Quakers Massive Football Cabinet by Gilbert & Bacon
1886 University of Pennsylvania "Penn Quakers" Massive Football Cabinet by Gilbert & Bacon
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
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Number Bids: 0
Auction closed on Monday, October 23, 2017.

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