Lot 45: Benjamin Harrison

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:09

Lot 45: Imposing 10 x 15.5 portrait of Harrison taken in 1888 by George Prince, affixed to a 26 x 21.5 mount, signed on the mount in black ink, "Benj. Harrison." Toning to edges from previous display and a large repaired chip to the top edge of the mount, otherwise fine condition. Three weeks after Harrison was elected president in November 1888, the Washington Post reported that local photographer George Prince, whose studio was on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 11th Street, had gone to Indianapolis and 'made a large photograph of General Harrison.' RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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