Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 64

Price Realized: $ 9,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
SIGNED AS THE UNITED STATES ENTERED WORLD WAR II CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Photograph dated and Signed, as Prime Minister, reproduction of a seated portrait by Cecil Beaton, showing him from the side with head turned to camera while holding a cigar over his desk. Inscribed in the blank lower margin. 8x7 inches (image), 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches overall; short closed tear at upper right edge, faint discoloration from matting; matted with letter from his wife and framed. Np, December 1941

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with--Clementine S. Churchill. Typed Letter Signed, to "My dear Mrs. Bigsworth," sending the photograph and acknowledging that the recipient's husband flew Churchill in a sea-plane in 1913. 1 page, 8vo, "10 Downing Street" stationery. [London], 16 December 1941.