Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 126

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
THREE PRESIDENTS (PRESIDENTS.) EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D.; HARRY S. TRUMAN; AND HERBERT HOOVER. Group Photograph Signed, by all three, additionally dated by Truman ("3-6-57"), full-length snapshot by Alan Richards showing the three presidents standing together on June 17, 1947 during Princeton University's bicentennial anniversary celebration. Signed on the mat, each below the relevant portrait. 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches (image), 16 1/4x14 inches overall; slight fading to photograph (but signatures bold), faint dampstaining and toning to mat edges (not affecting signatures). Np, circa 1957

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with--Three typed letters, each to Gilbert Lea. The first, from Hoover's Assistant Secretary Connie Dibble, returning the signed photograph. The second, from Truman's Personal Secretary Ann C. Whitman, returning the signed photograph. The last, from Edmund S. DeLong, confirming that the three presidents remain Princeton alumni in good standing and crediting the photographer. Each 1 page, 8vo or 4to, second on White House stationery. New York, 14 February; Washington, 27 March; Princeton, 3 April 1957.