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Vol. 5, Iss. 9: Picture Perfect






Picture Perfect

Pictures are powerful, emotional, serene, and sometimes controversial – A picture is worth a thousand words, so it is said. If that is true, we have selected the equivalent of 20,000 words by offering a 10% discount on 20 images through May 23, 2014. Enjoy the beguiling portrait of a young Jacqueline Bouvier, the confident, up-beat expression of a partially paralyzed wartime President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the determined and decidedly successful stance of the Sultan of Swat, or Einstein’s contemplative gaze, even the seriousness of Dickens as he writes…


Name [Jacqueline Kennedy] ID# 57931
Headline Original Studio Photograph of Jacqueline Bouvier  
Date January 11, 1952 Price
Place New York, New York $500.00

Name Walt Whitman ID# 52603
Headline Whitman signed photograph removed from the frontispiece of “Two Rivulets,” his 1876 volume of prose and verse, originally published with “Leaves of Grass” as part of a two volume Centennial Edition.  
Date 1880 Price
Place n.p. $3,600.00

Name Babe Ruth ID# 56547
Headline Superb signed photograph of Babe Ruth inscribed to the producer of “Play Ball”  
Date 1948 Price
Place n.p. $7,900.00


Name Robert E. Lee ID# 57879
Headline Robert E. Lee, in the final year of his life, signs and inscribes a photograph to the daughter of a Charleston merchant who hosted a reception in the general's honor  
Date April 27, 1870 Price
Place Charleston, [South Carolina] $9,000.00

Name Golda Meir ID# 50816
Headline Signed portrait photo of Golda Meir used in Asher Kalderon's design of the 1984 10,000-shekel and 1985 10-shekel bank notes.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $600.00

Name World War II
ID# 56519
Headline Unique collection of signed photographs of the 25 Japanese prisoners at Sugamo Prison charged with war crimes, awaiting trial – includes Tojo and the six others who were hanged – also the two Japanese signers of the Instrument of Surrender aboard the “Missouri”  
Date 1947-1950 Price
Place Tokyo, Japan $15,000.00

Name [John F. Kennedy] ID# 51187
Headline Huge, original Tretick photograph of a humorous “press the flesh”moment for the Democratic Presidential Nominee, Senator John Kennedy, on a campaign visit to Niagara Falls, New York, when a child he is holding puts his finger up his nose. Photograph measures 19.75” X 14”.  
Date September 28, 1960 Price
Place Niagara Falls, New York $3,000.00


Name Linus Pauling ID# 54600
Headline Signed photograph of Linus Pauling at the blackboard.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $300.00

Name Sandy Koufax ID# 56656
Headline Huge Signed Photograph of Koufax after his 4th No-Hitter  
Date [April 4, 2005] Price
Place n.p. $1,500.00

Name Alfred Dreyfus ID# 54566
Headline Signed portrait photograph of Alfred Dreyfus, French Army Officer and focus of "The Dreyfus Affair."  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $2,500.00


Name Andy Warhol
Actors Stage and Screen
ID# 57950
Headline Warhol’s “Interview” magazine boldly signed by Andy Warhol and by John Travolta who’s pictured on the cover  
Date June 1985 Price
Place New York, New York $1,000.00


Name Supreme Court
Warren Burger
ID# 57743
Headline Supreme Court Signed Official Photograph under Chief Justice Warren Burger  
Date [1975-1981] Price
Place [Washington, D.C.] $3,000.00


Name Franklin D. Roosevelt ID# 54571
Headline War Dated Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt accepting a six-foot model troop-carrying Liberty ship at the White House, the S.S. John Bidwell, Calship No. 109, boldly signed by the President.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $5,500.00


Name Muhammad Ali ID# 54550
Headline Signed color photograph of Muhammad Ali as he talks to the press holding a copy of Elijah Muhammad’s “Message to the Blackman.”  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $750.00


Name [Albert Einstein] ID# 55179
Headline Magnificent Albert Einstein gelatin silver photo, taken by Philippe Halsman  
Date [1947] Price
Place [New Jersey] $9,500.00


Name [Ernest Hemingway] ID# 57905
Headline Original Photograph! Hemingway, wife, and friends in the bar at La Florida ("Floridita") in Havana, Cuba  
Date [1950/1951] Price
Place Havana, Cuba $1,000.00



Name Phineas T. Barnum ID# 57631
Headline Rare mention of Bailey! P.T. Barnum orders 100 photographs of himself for his agent who is leaving for Europe in six days “without seeing my manager Mr Bailey who attends to & decides all details of show. When I see him we will decide whether or not to increase the order…”  
Date September 12, 1889 Price
Place Bridgeport, Connecticut $1,600.00


Name Chester W. Nimitz ID# 56451
Headline Fleet Admiral Nimitz signed photograph taken on the battleship USS “Missouri” as he signed the Instrument of Surrender of Japan inscribed to future Navy Commander Henrietta Rebecca Lanier  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p. $4,750.00


Name Charles Dickens ID# 56618
Headline Striking, huge signed image of Dickens at his desk doing what he did best - writing! Probably the finest known.  
Date 1858-1860 Price
Place [London, England] $37,500.00


Name Mickey Mantle
Stan Musial
ID# 54298
Headline "The Mick" and "The Man" limited edition signed photograph.  
Date n.d. Price
Place n.p-. $1,000.00

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