Jun 15, 2023 - Sale 2641

Sale 2641 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
"ARTISTIC GROWTH IS OF MAJOR IMPORTANCE TO THE FUTURE OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL" JOHNSON, LYNDON B. Typed Letter Signed, as President, to Harold Prince and League of New York Theatres, expressing appreciation. 1 page, 4to, White House stationery; mounted to board, faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, small cataloguing number at lower edge, horizontal folds. Washington, 12 February 1966

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"The nation's cultural and artistic growth is of major importance to the future of every individual American. Broadway should be an integral part of that future.
"Broadway lies at the heart of the American theatre . . . . [T]he free-enterprise Broadway theatre has contributed significantly to one of the world's oldest and best-loved art forms.
"I would like to express my personal appreciation to all the men and women of the Broadway theatre for bringing to the American people great moments of drama, beauty and artistic expression."
Provenance: From the family of Harold Prince.