SIGNED Formal PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH of Winston Churchill
[Originally Presented to the Duke of Windsor's Private Secretary]
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Walter S. Stoneman (Photographer)
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches
Churchill at Chartwell
This stunning official wartime formal portrait of Winston Churchill, taken by photographer Walter Stoneman, is mounted on Stoneman's stamped photo card and is SIGNED and dated: "Winston S. Churchill 1947" in ink beneath the image on the card's lower border.The photograph (which measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), the signature, and the card itself (4 1/4 x 6 inches) are all in very good condition. The card verso has been extensively annotated in ink. It reads, in part: "Given by Sir Winston Churchill to Mrs. Elsa Blairstell [Priv. Secy. to HRH The Duke of Windsor] at La Croe, Cap d'Antibes, A.M., France July 1947."
Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).