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At left, a J.C. Leyendecker premium, which he did for Street & Smith’s, a publisher of boys’ weeklies. “I bought it in this horrible crumbled condition and framed it,” Thorn said. “I made no attempt to restore it. I’ve never seen another..” At right, a Harper’s Weekly cover showing fans at a baseball game.

At left, a J.C. Leyendecker premium, which he did for Street & Smith’s, a publisher of boys’ weeklies. “I bought it in this horrible crumbled condition and framed it,” Thorn said. “I made no attempt to restore it. I’ve never seen another..” At right, a Harper’s Weekly cover showing fans at a baseball game.

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