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Old 02-16-2017, 03:55 PM
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I love to group my cards into different categories (pose / set / player / team) and I make different PPT pages with them (have another thread about them).

Recently I was making a Carl Horner portrait page with all my cards with his photos and I wanted to put a picture of him on that page but I can't find any photos of him online. Anyone have a photo of Carl Horner? Here is the start to my Horner tribute page (Johnson photo is from Horner right? I think it is the same pose as the Ramly? ) Thanks.

BTW, great piece on Horner:
http://www.thenationalpastimemuseum....t-hit-and-more


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There is a photo of Horner and his wife on page 232 of the Henry Yee book on baseball photography.
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That Matty image is Benjamin Falk and not Horner.
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Also, has the Cobb portrait been definitively attributed to Horner?
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Hi Jeff- I've always understood the Cobb portrait to be a Horner...

A quick google search produced several mentions of it, here's one:

http://www.goodwinandco.com/mobile/l..._red_backgroun

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I have never seen the actual Horner photo used for Johnson's portrait. Does anyone here have a copy? It sold at Christie's years ago. I contacted them to try to get a scan but they sent me to another company that wanted a ton of money just to send me the listing.

These do not list the photographer, but here are some T206 with the photos used to make them:

http://t206resource.com/Photos%20Gallery.html
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Hi Jeff- I've always understood the Cobb portrait to be a Horner...

A quick google search produced several mentions of it, here's one:

http://www.goodwinandco.com/mobile/l..._red_backgroun
Anything more reliable than Goodwin?
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There is a photo of Horner and his wife on page 232 of the Henry Yee book on baseball photography.
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Quick check on amazon - $618 bucks wow. Anyone with a copy can scan a quick pick of Horner?

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Quick check on amazon - $618 bucks wow. Anyone with a copy can scan a quick pick of Horner?

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Horner & wife, Tilly

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That could be the first ever Selfie, as I'm sure he clicked something with his left hand to take the shot.
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