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  • ELMER A. BENSON - PRINTED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 273946
    ELMER A. BENSON - PRINTED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 273946
    ELMER A. BENSON B/w bust-view printed illustration of Benson in wire-rimmed glasses, tie and dark jacket Printed Illustration signed in Ink: "Elmer A. Benson", B/w 3½x5½.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • ASSOCIATE JUSTICE HUGO L. BLACK - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56802
    ASSOCIATE JUSTICE HUGO L. BLACK - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56802
    HUGO L. BLACK Black silhouette of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, mounted to an index card and signed Original art signed: "Hugo L. Black", 1½x2¾ black silhouette affixed to 3x5 card.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • ROGER D. BRANIGIN - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 273753
    ROGER D. BRANIGIN - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 273753
    ROGER D. BRANIGIN Roger D. Branigin signs a color photograph of him sitting in a chair in a suit and tie. Photograph signed: "Roger D Branigin/Governor". Color, 3¼x5½ overall, image 3x4 (one surface). Captioned at lower margin: "Reproduced from painting by/Helen Duckwall 1967".

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • TOMMY BYRNE - PRINTED ART SIGNED IN INK  - HFSID 283727
    TOMMY BYRNE - PRINTED ART SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 283727
    TOMMY BYRNEPrinted Card signed in ink, shown pitching for the Yankees Printed Art signed in ink: "Tommy Byrne". Color, 3¼x5 heavy card. Printed caption. As a young Yankee pitcher, Byrne (1919-2007) was notorious for his wildness.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • ASSOCIATE JUSTICE JAMES F. BYRNES - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 04/15/1936  - HFSID 56800
    ASSOCIATE JUSTICE JAMES F. BYRNES - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 04/15/1936 - HFSID 56800
    JAMES F. BYRNES A rare silhouette of Byrnes by artist Betty Kaufman affixed to a 3x5 card. It was signed and dated by Byrnes in 1936, while he was United States Senator in South Carolina. Silhouette signed: "James F. Byrnes/South Carolina/April 15th 1936". B/w, 1¼x2¾ silhouette in black paper affixed to a 3x5 card.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • GOVERNOR WILLIAM T. CAHILL - PRINTED ART SIGNED  - HFSID 315741
    GOVERNOR WILLIAM T. CAHILL - PRINTED ART SIGNED - HFSID 315741
    WILLIAM T. CAHILL Black and white illustration of The New Jersey Representative, signed in black ink Printed Art Signed: "Best Wishes/William T. Cahill/Governor-New Jersey", 8x10. William T.

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • HOMER S. CUMMINGS - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 12/25/1935 CO-SIGNED BY: BETTY KAUFMAN - HFSID 56814
    HOMER S. CUMMINGS - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 12/25/1935 CO-SIGNED BY: BETTY KAUFMAN - HFSID 56814
    HOMER CUMMINGS. Original Silhouette signed: "Homer Cummings,/Attorney General/of United States/Dec 25-35", 5x3 card. Hand-cut by artist Betty Kaufman. ANS in pencil in her hand on verso: "Kindly autograph/this silhouette and/return to/Betty Kaufman/3708 Brandywine St./N.W./Washington, D.C./Thank you".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • CHARLOTTE DERN - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56812
    CHARLOTTE DERN - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56812
    [GEORGE DERN] CHARLOTTE DERN The wife of FDR's first Secretary of War (and the grandmother of actor Bruce Dern) signs a card bearing her hand-cut silhouette, designed by artist Betty Kaufman Original Art signed: "Charlotte Dern", 3x5 card. Black, hand-cut silhouette of her left profile affixed above signature.

    Sale Price $234.00

    $260.00

  • GOVERNOR THOMAS E. DEWEY - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CIRCA 1942  - HFSID 215338
    GOVERNOR THOMAS E. DEWEY - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED CIRCA 1942 - HFSID 215338
    THOMAS E. DEWEY Thomas E. Dewey signs a pen and ink portrait of himself. Original Pen and Ink Portrait signed: "Thomas E. Dewey", 6x7. Also signed by the artist: "R. Amoreaux 11/42". From 1931 to 1933, Dewey (1902-1971) served as Chief Assistant to the U.S.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • E. DANA DURAND - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56823
    E. DANA DURAND - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56823
    E. DANA DURAND The US government economist and statistician signs a card bearing a silhouette of him by artist Betty Kaufman. Original Art signed: "E. Dana Durand", 3x5 card. Card bears a hand-cut black silhouette of him by artist Betty Kaufman.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • JAMES A. FARLEY - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56819
    JAMES A. FARLEY - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56819
    JAMES A. FARLEY. Original Silhouette signed: "James A Farley". B/w, 5x3 overall, image 1¼x2¾ (two surfaces). Right bust profile of the Postmaster General and business executive by artist Betty Kaufman.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 34436
    J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 34436
    J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT Reproduction of a bust view drawing of him, signed in ink in the lower margin Illustration signed: "J. W. Fulbright". Printed reproduction of a drawing of him. B/w, 8x10½ overall. 6x7 image (1 surface). J.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • VANCE HARTKE - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 131890
    VANCE HARTKE - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 131890
    VANCE HARTKE Illustration of the Indiana Senator signed, "Best wishes." Illustration signed: "Best wishes/Vance Hartke/U.S. Senator", 8½x11. Vance Hartke(1919-2003) was a Senator for the state of Indiana, serving from 1959 to 1977.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • VANCE HARTKE - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 83671
    VANCE HARTKE - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 83671
    VANCE HARTKE Illustration of the Indiana Senator signed, "Best wishes." Inscribed Illustration signed: "To Paul J. Friscat/with best wishes/Vance Hartke/U.S. Senator", 8½x11. Vance Hartke(1919-2003) was a Senator for the state of Indiana, serving from 1959 to 1977.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • VANCE HARTKE - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 34475
    VANCE HARTKE - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 34475
    VANCE HARTKE Illustration of the Indiana Senator signed and inscribed for a fan. Inscribed illustration signed: "To Norman Schulman/with best wishes/Vance Hartke/U.S. Senator", 7½x9. Illustrations of Hartke also on verso.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • WILL H. HAYS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 87105
    WILL H. HAYS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 87105
    WILL H. HAYS Printed b/w bust sketch of Will H. Hays, creator of Hollywood's Hays Code Illustration signed "Will H Hays". B/w, 8x10 overall, 7x9 image, one surface. Hays (1879-1954), who was Postmaster General

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 06/26/1940  - HFSID 32956
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 06/26/1940 - HFSID 32956
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Hoover signed this 9x11 printed Paul Frehm portrait of himself, from the neck up and in suit-and-tie, "With best wishes" in 1940. Inscribed printed portrait signed "For J. Duane Upton/With best wishes/J. Edgar Hoover/6-26-40". B/w, 9x11 overall, 6¾x8½ image, one surface.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 08/04/1941  - HFSID 182688
    J. EDGAR HOOVER - INSCRIBED ILLUSTRATION SIGNED 08/04/1941 - HFSID 182688
    J. EDGAR HOOVER Hoover signed this printed Paul Frehm portrait of himself, from the neck up and in suit-and-tie, "Best wishes" in 1941. Inscribed printed portrait signed "To Horace Hilton Pato/Best wishes/J. Edgar Hoover/8-4-41." B/w, 8¼x10¼ overall, 7¼x9 image, one surface.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • CORDELL HULL - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56820
    CORDELL HULL - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56820
    CORDELL HULL. Silhouette signed: "Cordell Hull", 3x5 card with 2x1 hand-cut, bust view silhouette affixed. Original silhouette by artist Betty Kaufman. Signed in pencil. HULL (1871-1955) represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives (1907-1921, 1921-31) and Senate (1931-1933) and sought the Democratic Presidential nomination three times.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

  • MURIEL HUMPHREY - PRINTED ART SIGNED  - HFSID 288053
    MURIEL HUMPHREY - PRINTED ART SIGNED - HFSID 288053
    MURIEL HUMPHREY She autographs a print of menu art! Printed Art signed: "Muriel Humphrey", in green ink. 8½x7 print of a longhaired man in tux carrying a Steinway case - cut from a Hook's Restaurant menu. Muriel Buck Humphrey (1912-1998) had married Hubert Humphrey in 1936. Her husband, who had been a U.S.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • HAROLD L. ICKES - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56821
    HAROLD L. ICKES - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56821
    HAROLD L. ICKES Hand-cut silhouette by artist Betty Kaufman, on a 3x5 card signed in ink by Ickes Silhouette signed: "Harold L. Ickes". B/w, 3x5 card. Original right profile silhouette by artist Betty Kaufman, boldly signed beneath it by Ickes. Ink note on verso (unknown hand) is a brief biography of the signer. Harold L.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JESSE H. JONES - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56816
    JESSE H. JONES - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56816
    JESSE H. JONES Jesse H. Jones signs card bearing his profile silhouette Silhouette signed: "Jesse H. Jones". B/w, 3x5 card with original left profile silhouette by artist Betty Kaufman. Jesse H. Jones (1874-1956), was a Houston politician and entrepreneur-equally respected and feared.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • WILLIAM P. MacCRAKEN JR. - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56832
    WILLIAM P. MacCRAKEN JR. - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56832
    WILLIAM P. MacCRACKEN, JR. Original Silhouette signed: "Wm. P. MacCracken Jr.", 5x3 card. Artwork by Betty Kaufman. In 1926, William P. MacCracken, Jr. (1888-1969) was appointed by Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover as the nation's first Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • BOB MATHIAS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED  - HFSID 264215
    BOB MATHIAS - ILLUSTRATION SIGNED - HFSID 264215
    BOB MATHIAS. Illustration signed: "Bob Mathias", 7¾x11. Captioned at lower margin: "This reproduction featuring a Robert Riger drawing of Bob Mathias is from an ad of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States." Robert Bruce "Bob" Mathias (1930-2006) won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon in 1948 (at age 17) and 1952.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • GOVERNOR KEITH H. MILLER - PRINTED ART SIGNED  - HFSID 315675
    GOVERNOR KEITH H. MILLER - PRINTED ART SIGNED - HFSID 315675
    KEITH H. MILLER The Governor of Alaska signs his name in black ink on this 6½x8 Printed Art Signed: "Keith H. Miller/Governor of Alaska", in black ink. B/w, 6½x8. Keith Harvey

    Sale Price $90.00

    $100.00

  • ASSOCIATE JUSTICE SHERMAN MINTON - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 86061
    ASSOCIATE JUSTICE SHERMAN MINTON - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 86061
    SHERMAN MINTON His signature below a hand-cut silhouette by artist Betty Kaufman Original Art signed: "Sherman Minton", 3x5 card. Silhouette hand-cut by artist Betty Kaufman. Sherman Minton (1890-1965) was a Democratic Senator from Indiana (1935-1941).

    Sale Price $432.00

    $480.00

  • KAREN MORLEY - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CIRCA 1931 CO-SIGNED BY: MARGERY (M - HFSID 22543
    KAREN MORLEY - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CIRCA 1931 CO-SIGNED BY: MARGERY (MARGERY BRAINE) MAY - HFSID 22543
    KAREN MORLEY Pencil portrait of Morley by Margery May, signed by her, and inscribed and signed by Morley Original Art inscribed and signed: "'Margery Braine'/from Karen Morley", "Margery/May '31". Pencil portrait of Morley, signed in pen by her and in pencil by the artist.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • CHIP (LAWRENCE WOOD) ROBERT - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED  - HFSID 56824
    CHIP (LAWRENCE WOOD) ROBERT - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED - HFSID 56824
    L. W. "CHIP" ROBERT, JR. He signs a card bearing his hand-cut silhouette, the work of artist Betty Kaufman Original Art signed: "Chip Robert", 5x3 card. Signed below an affixed, hand-cut silhouette created by artist Betty Kaufman. Lawrence Wood Robert, Jr. (1889-1976), known as "L. W.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • GRACE ROBINSON - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 03/04/1933  - HFSID 56827
    GRACE ROBINSON - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 03/04/1933 - HFSID 56827
    GRACE ROBINSON The wife of Senate Majority Leader Joseph Robinson signed this silhouette, cut by artist Betty Kaufman, at the White House on Inauguration Day (March 4, 1933). Original Art signed: "Grace Robinson/March 4/1933", 3x5 card bearing black, hand-cut silhouette by artist Betty Kaufman.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • DANIEL C. ROPER - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 02/19/1936  - HFSID 56817
    DANIEL C. ROPER - ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 02/19/1936 - HFSID 56817
    DANIEL C. ROPER His inscribed signature as Secretary of Commerce, under an affixed hand-cut silhouette of him. Original Art inscribed and signed: "With kindest regards/Daniel C. Roper/Secretary of Commerce/February 19, 1936", 3x5 white card. Hand-cut black silhouette of Roper by artist Betty Kaufman affixed above signature.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

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