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Photographic Portrait of Charles Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada
Portrait photographic. 8" x 10", image size is approximately 5" x 7". Signed by Karsh below the image, with his stamped backmark on the verso. More boldly Signed by Massey below the image. Fine. Unframed. Vincent Massey was a Canadian lawyer and diplomat who served as Governor General of Canada. He served as envoy to the United States and United Kingdom, and later headed a royal commission on the arts between 1949 and 1951, which resulted in the Massey Report, and subsequently the establishment of the National Library of Canada and the Canada Council of the Arts, amongst other grant-giving agencies. He was in 1952 appointed as governor general, and proved to be a successful transition for the office between empire-born and Canadian-born governors general. .
      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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