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    William Howard Taft, Nine Photographic Images, including; two photographs of Taft inspecting construction of the Panama Canal, 6.5" x 4.75"; a photograph of Taft at a ball game, 6.5" x 4.25"; a Taft campaign train at a stop in Evansville, 7" x 5"; a hatless Taft speaking, 4.25" x 6.5"; Taft in a top hat as secretary of war, 4" x 5"; Chief Justice Taft and Mrs. Taft on the steps of the White House, 6" x 8"; Taft and Lord Richard Melville outside the White House, 6" x 8"; and, President Taft and General Clarence Edwards on horseback, 5.25" x 4". In the 1908 presidential campaign Theodore Roosevelt advised Taft against horseback riding, as it was "dangerous for him and cruelty to the horse." Three are mounted on card. All have photo archive stamps, pencil and pen notations, labels on the verso, and surface abrasions, else near very good.

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    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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