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    Clarence Darrow: Stunning Studio Portrait with Signed Check. 7.5" x 9.25" sepia portrait of the famed Chicago attorney striking a thoughtful, yet assertive pose. Tipped-in at top and mounted in the original photographer's folder, blind-stamped "Alex Drew Cook" of Philadelphia, signed by the photographer. A note on the back, likely in the hand of Ruby Darrow, the consignor's great aunt and wife of Darrow, reads: "C D during coal strike" (circa 1902). Sold together with an August 13, 1926 check completed and signed by Darrow, made payable to Eyles Simpson in the amount of $175. These two would make a terrific framed presentation. This is our personal favorite Darrow photo!

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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