Lot: 115 Albert Schweitzer vintage signed postcards



2015-11-04 12:50:36

Lot 115: Missionary doctor, theologian, philosopher, organist, Bach expert, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1875-1965). 2 Vintage signed 5.5 x 3.75 postcards of Schweitzer. One with printed picture of him sitting at his desk , signed and inscribed inscribed by Schweitzer in lower margin "......Albert Schweitzer/ Lambarene 18.4.1961''. The other is an uncommon photo showing a river scene in Lambarene, signed and inscribed in fountain pen in French, where he refers to the hospital he built and signed "Albert Schweitzer "fine condition. Schweitzer established his renowned hospital in Lambarene in 1913, building it on the banks of the Ogooue River. Oak Auctions' Rare Autograph and Manuscript Auction Thursday, 19th November 2015 Estimate: $300-500
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