10 World War II Era B&W Photos of the Interior of Fenway Park.
Lot 201. 10 World War II Era B&W Photos of the Interior of Fenway Park. Two of these 4.25” x 6.5” photos (3” x 5.5” image area) show the ball park’s scoreboard, and the eight others present the advertising that decorated its walls. These glossy prints are from John Donnelly & Sons, a Boston business founded in 1850 that became one of the major billboard advertising companies on the East Coast. The photos are from the company. The Fenway park billboards in these photos promote Carstairs White Seal Whiskey, Calvert Whiskey, Lifebuoy Health Soap, Burma-Shave, Philip Morris cigarettes, Coca-Cola and Vimms Vitamins. Consistent with the time period, one billboard advises “Read and Heed Air Raid Instructions, Obey Your Air Raid Warden.” The photos are ex-m. Some billboards are repeated in distant and close-up images. Winning Bid $45.