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POSTWAR Original PRESS PHOTO of Winston Churchill

(Churchill on the platform at Westminster College, Fulton, Mo.)


Date: 1946
Published: Associated Press [New York]
Size (Details): (8 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches black & white gelatin print)

Category: Photographs of Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 17830

Description: An affixed newscutting of the original published photo caption, dated March 4, 1956, reads:
"Winston Churchill fills a chair on the platform at Westminster College at Fulton, Mo, waiting to speak on March 5, 1946. His scarlet Oxford gown is open over his striped trousers. Moments later, after an introduction by then President Harry S. Truman, Churchill got up to speak words which rang out around the world."

The photograph is in very good condition, with a faint crop mark. The verso bears numerous typed and penciled pressman notations.

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