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    Jawaharlal Nehru Signed Photograph by Yousuf Karsh, Presented to Norman Cousins. Black and white photograph, 10" x 12.75", circa 1950. Nehru has signed in the bottom margin at right, "Jawaharlal Nehru / March 1951". Nehru was the political heir to Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress and first prime minister of independent India.

    Karsh was one of the most notable photographers of the 20th century. His work included portraits of celebrities, military and political figures, etc., such as of Martin Luther King, Audrey Hepburn, Dwight Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, and many others. Presented to Norman Cousins by the photographer. Cousins was an avid photographer, and was a longtime friend of the Karsh with whom he often exchanged photographs. Also signed by Karsh and framed to the overall size of 11.75" x 14.5". Ex. Norman Cousins Estate.

    Condition: Top margin of photograph has some light soiling, else fine.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    19th Thursday
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