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Lot # 831: 1944 Paul Robeson, "Early Black NFL Star now Actor" Dbl Wt. Studio Photo

Category: Entertainment

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 4 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Summer Premier Auction 2019",
which ran from 7/14/2019 11:30 PM to
8/3/2019 8:00 PM

While Paul Robeson is best known today for his acting and ground breaking roles as a black entertainer and artist, he was first an amazing Football player. An All American at Rutgers, Robeson then spent time in the early NFL as well breaking barriers down with his friend Fritz Pollard. The offered image is a wonderful c. 1940 studio photograph of Robeson which is among the greatest ever taken. A double weight masterpiece stamped on the back from his role in "Othello" and by the Vandamm Studio.

Size: 7.75x9.75
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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