The Second Great Match Game for the Championship

Description (Brief)
Colored print of a baseball game in progress. The Philadelphia Athletics are at bat and the Brooklyn Atlantics are in the field. The players are identified by numbers corresponding to team lists below the image. There is a low stand on the left with spectators. The park is fenced and two men are seated at a table on the sidelines, beside them are three men in chairs and players relaxing in the grass. More spectators are depicted along the bottom edge of the print.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1867
date of event depicted
1866-10-22
maker
Magee, John L.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 19 in x 27 1/4 in; 48.26 cm x 69.215 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2809
catalog number
60.2809
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Carriages
Architecture, Commercial Buildings
Eating
Chronology: 1860-1869
Drinking
Uniforms, fraternal
Baseball
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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