41st President. 10×8 color photo with wide margins of Bush next to Congressman Dan Rostenkowski, inscribed in bottom margin, “To Rosty – What would a guy do without a friends. All Best / George.“
With paper loss at bottom left corner not affecting the image or inscription.
Amazing association autographed image.
Dan Rostenkowski was a United States Representative from Chicago, serving from 1959 to 1995. He became one of the most powerful legislators in Washington, especially in matters of taxation, until he went to prison. Rostenkowski’s political career ended abruptly in 1994 when he was unexpectedly defeated for reelection by Republican lawyer Michael Patrick Flanagan, he subsequently pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud in 1996 and was fined and sentenced to 17 months in prison.