Lot #45
Franklin D. Roosevelt Signed Photograph

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Estimate: $600+

Description

Exceptional vintage matte-finish 9.5 x 8.25 photo of President Roosevelt sitting in the executive office of the White House by Hessler-Henderson photography, nicely signed in the lower border in fountain pen. Cloth-matted and framed to an overall size of 18.75 x 17.75. In fine condition, with three punch holes along the top edge which could be matted out. Accompanied by a typescript detailing the provenance of the photo, in part: "Presented to Mrs. James Wm. Somerville by President Roosevelt while Mrs. Somerville was a secretary in the White House." Also includes a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021