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Two (2) Currier and Ives hand colored lithographs, titled "A Base Hit" and "A Foul Tip", after paintings by Thomas Worth (New York, 1834-1917), circa 1882. Issued as part of the "Darktown Comics" series. Both signed "Thos. Worth" in the stone, one lower left, one lower right. Housed in contemporary black wooden frames. Sight - 10 5/8" H x 14 1/8" W. Framed - 17 1/4" H x 20" W. Both items late 19th century. (Additional high-resolution photos as well as information about PMG and third-party grading, the Friedberg Numbering System and James A. Newman are available at www.caseantiques.com.)
Heavy foxing on both sheets. 1 1/8" tear, lower left of Base Hit sheet. Not examined out of frame.