Lot 124: Herbert Hoover

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:51:32

Lot 124: Unusual matte-finish 10.5 x 13.5 photo of a charcoal drawing of Hoover, signed and inscribed in fountain pen to an associate justice of the Supreme Court, "To Justice Owen J. Roberts, with the good wishes of Herbert Hoover." Photo also bears a pre-printed signature of the artist, Clarence R. Mattin. In fine condition, with overall toning and creases to the upper right corner tip. Roberts was Hoover's first successful Supreme Court nomination, appointed after the Senate defeated his initial choice of John J. Parker. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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