Apr 16, 2019 - Sale 2505

Sale 2505 - Lot 186

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.) Souvenir on silk printed for the Italian Chamber of Commerce. 4 pages, 8 1/2 x 6 inches, on one piece of padded silk, printed in color; minimal wear. New York, 29 February 1908

Additional Details

The front cover has a portrait of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, with Theodore Roosevelt on the rear cover shown between a waving American flag and an eagle. Inside is printed "Souvenir dell'ottavo banchetto della Camera di Commercio Italiana in New York il 29 Febbraio 1908 al Waldorf-Astoria." The next day's New York Times reported 500 guests and a performance by Enrico Caruso, though the president was not in attendance.