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Ty Cobb, Thomas A. Edison and Connie Mack, Ft. Myers, Fl, c. 1927. This is a remarkable grouping of legends in both sports and science. It is hard to decide who is more famous in this photograph. Thomas Alva Edison, the most famous inventor of the 20th century, visiting the A's spring training near his winter home and lab in Ft. Myers, Florida. Who better than these three men to discuss the possibilities and strategies of illuminating the great game at night! Original silver-gelatin print. Edition limited to 5000. The Photo is 10 x 13 and matted inside of a 19 x 21 frame.
Each photograph is hand printed from the original 4" X 5" negative. A full "archival print" process has been used, incorporating museum-quality acid free paper. This time consuming and painstaking procedure ensures the finest quality and longest lasting image. Each photograph is numbered and embossed with "The Bruce Murray Collection" name. Each photograph is also accompanied by an "About the Artist" biography and a Certificate of Authenticity individually signed by the grandson of the photographer. The final print has been donated to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., for display.