ALLAN DAFOE - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 273172
ALLAN ROY DAFOE. Signature: "Allan Roy Dafoe", 3¼x2¼. Canadian physician Allan Roy Dafoe (1883-1943) is best known for delivering the Dionne quintuplets on May 28, 1934. Dafoe, who was called in during the third
Sale Price $63.00
ALLAN ROY DAFOE. Signature: "Allan Roy Dafoe", 3¼x2¼. Canadian physician Allan Roy Dafoe (1883-1943) is best known for delivering the Dionne quintuplets on May 28, 1934. Dafoe, who was called in during the third birth, greatly enhanced the chances of survival for the infants with his common sense advice, and he continued to help care for the world's only quintuplets known to survive infancy for many years. Awarded joint guardianship of the quintuplets by the government of Ontario, Dafoe was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his work with the quintuplets. Lightly soiled. Glue stains on verso lightly show through. Pencil notes (unknown hand) at upper right margin. Overall, fine condition.
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