May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 130

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
LARGE PHOTOGRAPHS OF 1921 NAVAL CONFERENCE DELEGATES HARDING, WARREN G. AND FLORENCE. Scrapbook on the Washington Naval Conference containing photograph portraits of all U.S. and some other delegates, including 26 Photographs Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, each showing a single official, most bust portraits by Harris & Ewing or Underwood & Underwood. Most inscribed in the blank lower margin, many to U.S. Advisory Committee member Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird. Many additionally signed by the photographer. Each approximately 10x8 inches (image), 13x9 1/2 inches overall; mounted one to a page, on recto or verso of album leaf. (TFC) Np, 1922

Additional Details

United States: Warren G. Harding, as President Florence Kling Harding, as First Lady Charles Evans Hughes Elihu Root Henry Cabot Lodge Oscar W. Underwood General John J. Pershing.
Great Britain: Arthur James Balfour Lord Lee of Fareham Sir Auckland Geddes.
Canada: Sir Robert L. Borden.
Australia: G.F. Pearce.
New Zealand: John W. Salmond.
France: Aristide Briand Rene Viviani Albert Sarraut J.J. Jusserand Admiral De Bon.
Italy: Carlo Schanzer.
Japan: Tomosaburo Kato Kijuro Shidehara Iyesato Tokugawa Masanao Hanihara.
China: Sao-Ke Alfred Sze Vi Kyuin Wellington Koo.
Netherlands: Jongheer H.A. van Karnebeek.
During late 1921 and early 1922, leaders of the principal world powers met in Washington to discuss naval disarmament in an effort to minimize the possibility of another world war, resulting in the signing of several international agreements including the Washington Naval Treaty.