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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Photographic Portrait by Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) with Autograph Note Signed, 17 November 1908

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Photographic Portrait by Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868-1952) with Autograph Note Signed, 17 November 1908. The large portrait signed by Curtis in red crayon, bottom right corner; the note in Roosevelt's hand on White House writing paper, inscribed on one page, to Curtis Guild Jr. (1860-1915), "with the affection, regard, and respect, of his fellow soldier, his fellow worker in public life, his companion in political campaigns, and his attached friend," the two matted and framed together, photograph on a dark brown blindstamped Curtis Studio Seattle mount: 15 x 11 1/2 in.; note: 4 x 2 1/2 in.
Curtis Guild Junior was the forty-third governor of Massachusetts, he served in Cuba during the Spanish-American war, and was a personal friend of Theodore Roosevelt; they attended Harvard College together.
Estimate $800-1,000


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Keywords

Curtis, Edward Sheriff, Autograph, Curtis Guild, Jr., Edward S. Curtis, Roosevelt family, Schuyler family, Sons of the American Revolution, Theodore Roosevelt, United States Assistant Secretaries of the Navy, Seattle, Cuba

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