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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Inscribed and Signed 1932 Lithograph Sketch.
    -1932. 18" x 24". Matted and framed to 24.5" x 30.5".
    -To: Senator Elmer Thomas of Oklahoma.
    -Some foxing, minor creases and wear, slight fading of the ink, else near fine.

    This large lithograph sketch of FDR includes the caption "Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1932" and is signed in pencil by the artist. FDR's inscription reads (in full): For my friend Elmer Thomas from Franklin D. Roosevelt". John William Elmer Thomas, an Oklahoma Democrat, was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1926, then won reelection in 1932, 1938, and 1944. In 1938, FDR visited Oklahoma to campaign for Thomas. The 24.5" x 30.5" frame is finished in gold leaf.

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