Lot 69: Uncommon matte-finish 15.25 x 10.75 photo of President Truman and his Cabinet gathered around a conference table, signed in the lower border in fountain pen by Harry S. Truman, Alben W. Barkley, Charles F. Brannan, Jesse M. Donaldson, John W. Snyder, Charles Sawyer, Maurice J. Tobin, James Forrestal, Dean G. Acheson, Tom C. Clark, and Julius A. Krug. The photo bears the white ink notation of the famous Harris & Ewing studio in the lower right corner of the image, and each signature is identified below. Matted and framed to an overall size of 21.75 x 17. In very good condition, with moderate scattered creases, several surface nicks and scratches to image, some scattered soiling, a tear to the top edge, and Snyder's signature light but legible. A distinguished portrait of the men who helped shaped the country after the second World War.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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