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A Second World War image of President Franklin D. Roosevelt aboard a navy cruiser in Honolulu, Hawaii on 26 July 1944 signed by FDR and five of his close military and civilian advisors captured in the image and belonging to the Navy doctor who was with Roosevelt when he died eight and a half months later Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, White House naval aide Vice Admiral Wilson Brown, Senior Member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral William D. Leahy, Vice Admiral and Surgeon General of the Navy Ross T. McIntire, White House Counsel and presidential speechwriter Samuel Rosenman, and senior White House military aide General Edwin M. Watson
1944. This signed Second World War image captures President Franklin D. Roosevelt at approximately 4:15 PM on 26 July 1944 aboard the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Baltimore at Honolulu, Hawaii. With a gun turret clearly visible in the upper background, FDR is seated in a chair on the deck, with Admiral Chester Nimitz and General Douglas MacArthur seated to FDR’s left and right. Standing behind FDR is a coterie of his senior military, medical, and civilian advisors. FDR signed this photograph horizontally at the top right "Franklin D. Roosevelt". There are five additional signatures, each oriented vertically and above the signer’s image. Immediately to the left of FDR’s signature are the signatures of the following: White House Counsel and presidential speechwriter Samuel Rosenman as "Samuel I. Rosenman"; Senior Member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral William D. Leahy as "William D. Leahy"; FDR’s senior military aide General Edwin M. Watson as "Pa Watson"; White House naval aide Vice Admiral Wilson Brown as "Wilson Brown"; Vice Admiral and Surgeon General of the Navy Ross T. McIntire as "Ross T. McIntire".The gelatin silver print measures 9.875 x 8 inches (25.08 x 20.32 cm). Condition of the image is excellent – crisp and clean with only a hint of wear and soiling to the margins. Roosevelt’s signature is clearly visible against the gray background at the upper right of the image. Three of the five additional signatures traverse darker parts of the background, three of them trailing into the narrow white upper margin of the print. The photograph is mounted on heavy cream card sto … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA [San Diego, CA, U.S.A.]
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