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#38 - John Jacob and Madeleine Astor

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Rare 1911 press photo of the most famous Titanic victim and his wife
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Original vintage glossy 8 x 10 press photo of John Jacob and Madeleine Astor coming down the front steps of a building, with John Astor holding a cane, and their pet Airedale Kitty, between them. Reverse bears a pencil notation of “Col. Astor & Miss Madeleine Force,” as well as several May and June 1912 stamp dates. In good condition, with paper loss to edges, partial separation to a noticeable vertical crease to right side, clipped lower left corner, and scattered creases and wrinkles. John Jacob, and their dog, would perish in the Titanic disaster, with Madeleine remarrying two more times. Provenance: Caren Archive, New York Times. RR Auction COA.


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