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1882 Vogel Brothers Clothing Baseball Scene Trade Card Overview
Vogel Brothers was a clothier and, in 1882, produced a unique trade card centered around the game of baseball.
Like most trade issues, the card featured generic, unnamed players. Specifically, children were used to depict a casual game of baseball. How much of a game is shown can be debated. The card features a pitcher about to throw a ball, a batter, and a catcher, but nothing more related to the sport. A group of four other children are shown off to the side with only a couple paying attention.
The card has the Vogel Brothers name at the bottom and was used to advertise their 1882 spring and summer fashions, as titled at the top. For that reason, none of the children are wearing baseball uniforms in the pictures – all are wearing an assortment of different clothing – some casual and some a little dressier.
1882 Vogel Brothers Clothing Baseball Scene Trade Card Checklist
This is a standalone issue and not part of a set.