33rd President. Fantastic oversized, 10×13, magazine style photo of Truman dressed as Masonic Grand Master and wearing the Jewel of Office which symbolized his 1941 position as head of the Missouri Masons, signed and dated in bottom margin:
5/9/57 Fraternal greetings Harry S. Truman
The image was taken by Greta Kempton on January 20, 1949 – Inauguration Day – and Truman considered it the best portrait of him ever done.
Presented custom matted and framed to an overall size of 17×20. Unexamined out of frame – folds to paper visible. Some wear to frame.
Accompanied by original mailing envelope which the photo was folded into and sent within.