SIGNED POSTCARD PHOTOGRAPH OF HOUDINI IN 1914
HOUDINI, HARRY. [Professional name of Ehrich Weiss]. (1874-1926). American magician. Black-and-white octavo postcard Photograph Signed, “Harry Houdini, S’field, [Sheffield, UK] Feb. 2, 1914”, across the darker portion of his image.
JAMES A. GARFIELD — AN IMPRESSIVE IMPERIAL CABINET PHOTOGRAPH
GARFIELD, JAMES (1831-1881) 20th President of the United States; assassinated by Charles Guiteau, died September 19, 1881. A magnificent and large Imperial Cabinet Photograph, depicting Garfield in a ¾ length pose, 1/2 profile – facing left, wearing a long suit coat, with his right hand positioned behind his back. 7 ½ x 13 inches overall.
PRESIDENT WARREN G. HARDING’S FIRST CABINET MEETING IN 1921
AN IMAGE OF PURE PRESIDENTIAL AND GOVERMENTAL POWER, BEARING THE SIGNATURES OF WHAT WERE TO BE THREE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, AND A FUTURE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE US SUPREME COURT
HARDING, WARREN G. (1865-1923). Twenty-ninth President of the United States (1921-1923); died in office, resulting in Calvin Coolidge becoming the 30th President. An impressive photograph depicting President Warren G, Harding’s first cabinet meeting in March of 1921. Boldly signed by him and eleven of his cabinet members, two of which were to become future Presidents, and one who was to become the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. The men are depicted sitting around a conference table in the White House, and each has signed beneath his image.
THE ONLY PRINT PORTRAIT THAT LINCOLN IS KNOWN TO HAVE AUTOGRAPHED
SIGNED EN ROUTE TO HIS INAUGURATION IN 1861
ONE OF THREE KNOWN COPIES
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. (1809-1865). Sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865). Superb and extremely rare engraved Portrait Signed, “A. Lincoln”, on his way to his inauguration in 1861. Lincoln is depicted in a full-faced bust pose, beardless.
THOMAS ALVA EDISON — A SIMPLY SUPERB, LARGE IMPERIAL CABINET PHOTOGRAPH — INSCRIBED WITH A SIGNIFICANT ASSOCIATION TO WILLIAM LIEB — THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE EDISON ELECTRIC ILLUMINATING COMPANY
EDISON, THOMAS A. (1847-1931). American inventor of the phonograph and the light bulb. Very rare, superb, imperial cabinet Photograph Signed and inscribed: “To my friend Lieb / from Thomas A. Edison, / Orange NJ USA Oct. 29, 1891.” Huge 7 ¼ ‘ x 11 ¾’ inches, [image size]. Mounted to a slightly larger original photographer’s mount [7 1/2 x 12 inches].
IBSEN — RARELY SEEN, CABINET PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED — THE NYBLIN STUDIO
IBSEN, HENRIK. (1828-1906) Norwegian playwright, director, and poet; Ibsen is viewed as one of the founders of Modernism in theater. Rarely seen, Cabinet Photograph Signed, “Henrik Ibsen / 27.12.97”.
CHOICE PHOTOGRAPH OF LOUIS ARMSTONG PLAYING HIS TRUMPET – BOLDLY SIGNED
ARMSTRONG, LOUIS. (1901-1971). American trumpeter and vocalist who was among the most influential figures in American jazz; nicknamed “Satchmo”. Choice, black and white Photograph Signed, “Louis Armstrong” to the right of his image against the lighter background of the image.