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ItemID: #80374
Cost: $2,600.00

Photograph - Signed

Eleanor Roosevelt


ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. Photograph signed. Washington, D.C.: circa 1941. Vintage gelatin silver print (8 by 10 inches), signed on print recto. $2600.

Vintage gelatin silver print of Eleanor Roosevelt, circa 1941, an official White House photographic portrait by Bachrach that features the First Lady in a black evening gown, seated before a desk that displays a framed photograph of FDR, signed by her in the upper right of print recto.

This is a stately full-length photographic portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt that shows the First Lady seated in a black evening gown beneath the portrait of President James Monroe and before a desk displaying a photograph of FDR. The gentle silvering of the print in the lower left corner, typical of early gelatin silver prints, confirms the photograph was printed very near the date Roosevelt posed for this portrait.

A fine print, scarce signed.

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