Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Doolan, Shortstop, Philadelphia, National League, from the 50 Ball Players series (E101)

Publisher:
Issued by Anonymous, American, 20th century
Date:
ca. 1909
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 3/4 × 1 1/2 in. (7 × 3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 314, E101.1
Not on view
Trade cards from the "50 Ball Players" series (E101), issued in a set of 50 cards ca. 1909 by an anonymous publisher. E101 constitutes an unpopular set to collect because the 50 players and poses included in the set can be found in E92, E102, and E106 sets, as well.
Inscription: Printed text along lower edge of card: Doolan, s.s. Phila Nat'l
Printed text on verso of card: THIS CARD IS ONE/ OF A SET OF/ 50 Base Ball Players/ PROMINENT MEM-/BERS OF NATIONAL/ AND AMERICAN/ LEAGUES,
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Power of Prints: The Legacy of William M. Ivins and A. Hyatt Mayor," January 26, 2016–May 22, 2016.

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