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1910s International People and Places 11x14 Bain News Service Four-In-One Photos (22) - with Billy Sunday and Enrico Caruso

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Round out your photograph collection, with this well-rounded bundle of Bain News Service uncut four-in-one sheets, all accompanied by period identification copyright credits. Dating from the 1910s, these (22) antique sheets each contain (4) separate images, for a total of (88) different photos. This international array covers a lot of ground, with a news worthy selection of famous people, interesting places and topical events, including scenes related to WWI, sports, politics, murder and much more. 


Highlights are:

1.) William A. "Billy" Sunday and 1880s outfielder and 2X NL pennant winner with the Chicago White Stockings (Cubs), Sunday went on to become the leading evangelist of the early 20th Century/Officers J.S. Williams and R.H. Buck of the steamship Gregory, who did heroic work in saving survivors of the Oklahoma, an oil tanker that was wrecked in 1914/William Gibbs McAdoo and David S. Houston, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Agriculture respectively/Survivors of the steamship Oklahoma wreck

2.) Former showgirl May Picard, wife of Lord Dangan the Actor Man/World famous tenor Enrico Caruso and Geraldine Farrar in costume in the opera "Julien"/Joe Graves captioned as "The Indian Pitcher, signed by Connie Mack of the Philadelphians. He is recommended by Chief Bender."./Homer Baker, the champion half miler of America

3.) All (4) images are identified as "Big $5,000,000 Edison Plant which Went Up in Smoke Recently. The Great Inventor has Already Started Plans for Rebuilding."

4.) All (4) images are identified as "Bundle Day in New York Was a Great Success. Many Thousands of Bundles of Clothing, Etc. have been Collected for Distribution to the Poor of the City."


Balance are:

5.) Some of the Fortifications of the City of Paris/City Hall, Muhlhausen/General View of the City of Antwerp/A Corps of Engineers of the British Army Building a Suspension Bridge to Restore Communication Over a Stream

6.) Reilly and Goodwin, Two Stars of New York Athletic Club/ City Hall Square in the Centre of Antwerp/Commissioner Hartigen of the New York Bureau of Weights and Measures/Fortification of Paris

7.) Speaker of the House Champ Clark and Senator William Borah of Idaho/Hockey Match at St. Mauritz, Switzerland/Guadalupe, Mexico identified with "Reports from Mexico say that fighting has begun against Huerta"/Thomas Gore identified with "Senator Gore, who is being sued for $50,000 Damages for assault by Mrs. Minnie E. Bond. He is the blind U.S. Senator from Oklahoma."

8.) All (4) images are from the wedding of Francis B. Sayre and Miss Jane Woodrow Wilson, with: Prof. Sylvester Beach/House Leased by F.B. Sayre/White House/Miss Jessie Woodrow Wilson and Francis B. Sayre

9.) Mrs. W.K. Russey/A Broken Down French Field Piece/A Detachment of Reserve of the German Marine on their Way to Kiel/James Rice, Coach of the Columbia Crew

10.) Morris wood, Champion Amateur Skater/Kronprinzessin Cecilie Ice Clad/Famous Herzog Triplets/Type of British Submarine

11.) All (4) images are from the Peace Conference at Niagara Falls, Canada with: Conference Room Where Diplomats are Meeting/Rev. R.J. O'Neill/Senor Da Gama and Wife/Senor Algara

12.) Viscount Dangan/U.S. Battleship Vermont/Arrival of Mme. Tetrazzini/Arrival of Bishop J.C. Hartzell

13.) All (4) images are identified as the "Approaching Wedding of Vincent Astor with: St. Margaret's Church/Cabin of Yacht Noma/Interior of St. Margaret's Church/Home of Vincent Astor

14.) Columbia University's First Crew/Departure of Alex. F. Copland and Wife/Frank Daniels/The New U.S. Battleship Texas

15.) A Company of German Landsturm Escorting Russian Prisoners Through the Streets of Allenstein/Miss Margaret Van Buren Mason/Mrs. Charlotte Davis

16.) Loading Bodies of French Soldiers/The Twelve Men Composing the Jury in the Murder Charge Against Dr. Carmen for the Murder of Mrs. Bailey/The British Battleship Swiftsure/Mrs Duryea, Mother of Murdered Mrs. Bailey

17.) Wireless Operators at Father Point, Quebec/Marconi Wireless Station at Father Point/Empress of Ireland ship/Taking Lieut. Becker to Sing Sing

18.) Miraflores Locke on the Panama Canal/Railroad Bridge Across the Cape Cod Canal at Buzzards Bay/Gatum Spillway on the Panama Canal/Cape Cod Canal

19.) All (4) images are identified as "Hotel de Gink - An Old Loft Building in New York, recently Given Over to Hobos as a Home" with" Barber Shop/Serving Coffee for Breakfast/Washing the Breakfast Dishes/Preparing Mulligan Stew

20.) Street Cars Stalled by Truck after Recent Snow Storm in New York/Some of the First Applicants at New York's first Municipal Employment Bureau/Scene after Recent Great Snow Storm in New York/Coast Defense Train in France

21.) All (4) images are identified as "Here are Photographs of Vincent Astor, the Wealthiest Bachelor in the World" with "His Fiancee, Helen Dinsmore Huntington/Miss Huntington's house at Staatsburg, N.Y./Church at Staatsburg where they will probably be Married

22.) Miss Juliette Arden, Society worker of New York/Vincenzo Perugia, Italian Workman who stole from the Louvre in Paris the Famous "Mona Lisa"/Mrs. Thomas F. Manville, Jr., former Actress/Gaston Doumergue, New Prime Minister of France

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