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Orson Lowell
A Knot Hole Game

c. 1915

$1,200
$1,50020% Off

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This original Orson Lowell interior magazine illustration depicts the classic American coming-of-age ritual of taking in a baseball game knot-hole style. A pair of young lads are seen negotiating with the neighborhood tough in an attempt to get a view of the action on the diamond through a hole in the ballpark fence. Major League Baseball still uses the term "knothole game" when youth groups make large ticket buys hearkening back to this early baseball tradition. A nostalgic and light-hearted work by the gifted and prolific important golden age illustrator, nicely matted and framed under glass and ready to enjoy. Caption in full reads...."Well, if you've only got a nickle between you, why not try a couple o' nice cracks? I've got some swell cracks for a cent..." Sight Size 13" x 17" Framed 22 1/4" x 26 1/4"

Details

  • Creator
    Orson Lowell (1871 - 1956)
  • Creation Year
    c. 1915
  • Dimensions
    Height: 26.25 in. (66.68 cm)Width: 22.25 in. (56.52 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Some slight staining in the margins near the hand written text.
  • Gallery Location
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1222763232

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