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Harry S. Truman

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Uncommon presidential portrait inscribed and signed to a relative

Harry S. Truman, 1884-1972.  33rd President of the United States, 1945-1953.  Beautiful 11 x 13 black-and-white portrait photograph inscribed and signed to a relative, To Ruth Hill Dickenson, with kindest regards.  /  Harry S. Truman.

This is a magnificent photograph of Truman.  It is in virtually mint condition.

Truman signed this portrait to one of his relatives.  We acquired it directly from the family, and this is the first time that it has ever been on the market.  Presidential portraits inscribed and signed to relatives are scarce and desirable.  So, too, are large format photographs of presidents such as this one, particularly in this condition.  This would therefore be an outstanding addition to any Truman or presidential collection. 

Truman almost certainly signed this photograph as president.  It is undated, while Truman dated virtually everything that he signed after he left the White House.  Furthermore, the signature is typical of those in of Truman his later White House years.

Truman has inscribed and signed this photograph in brown ink.  The inscription and signature show a bit of fading from prior framing, but both are still nicely readable.  It is in extra fine condition and would be magnificent framed.

Unframed.  Please click here for information about custom framing this piece.

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Note that the actual photograph has a much larger white border.

We could not scan the entire photograph because of its 11 x 13 size.




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