Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 243

Price Realized: $ 358
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(LAW.) Press photos of Supreme Court justices Thurgood Marshall and Clarence Thomas. 13 photographs, most about 8 x 10 inches; each with inked stamp of [San Francisco] Examiner and other filing notes and captions on verso, some with related clippings affixed to verso, a few with crop marks on recto. Vp, 1962-67, 1991

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The earliest photograph is of Marshall during the confirmation struggle for his appointment to a federal circuit court in 1962. 4 others date from the time of his Supreme Court confirmation in 1967. Also offered are 8 photographs of his successor on the Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, from the period of his contentious 1991 confirmation--fighting what were perhaps the first sexual harassment charges to reach the national consciousness.