Lot: 58 William H. Taft Supreme Court photograph Signed by all 9 justices


2015-11-04 12:50:23


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Lot 58: William H. Taft Supreme Court Photograph, circa 1927, signed by all 9 justices, including Taft, the only president to later become a Supreme Court chief justice. Black and white photograph by Harris & Ewing shows four seated and five standing justices, with Taft in the center. The justices, all signing below the image, include Taft, James C. McReynolds, Oliver W. Holmes Jr., Edward T. Sanford, George Sutherland, Pierce Butler, Willis Van Devanter, Joseph McKenna, and Louis D. Brandeis. Image size 8-7/8" x 12-1/2" , Sight 11" x 14", framed 13" x 16". Provenance: Descended in the family of William Thomas Hammock, an attorney who became Assistant Attorney General of Arkansas. Oak Auctions' Rare Autograph and Manuscript Auction Thursday, 19th November 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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