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    President Harding and his Cabinet

    Warren G. Harding Photograph Signed with His Cabinet. Large black and white photograph by Edmonston of Washington measuring 16.5" x 13.75" (sight). The president is seated at the head of the table, at left. Around the table sit his eleven cabinet members (including two future presidents). Each person in the photograph has signed below their respective images. Signers include Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon, Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty, Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, Secretary of Agriculture Henry Wallace, Secretary of Labor James J. Davis, Secretary of State Charles E. Hughes, Secretary of War John W. Weeks, Vice President Calvin Coolidge, Postmaster General William H. Hays, Sr., Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, and Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover. The photograph was. This rare presidential item, taken sometime between 1921 and 1922, is in very good condition with only minor toning at one small spot at the left; the image is sharp and the signatures have faded ever so slightly after the passage of 86 years. Beautifully matted and framed to an overall size of 25.75" x 23.25".

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    April, 2012
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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