EISENHOWER (Dwight David, 1890-1969, American General and Thirty Fourth President of the U.S.A.)

Fine large portrait photo signed and inscribed "best wishes from Dwight D Eisenhower" on the lower white border, showing him seated in a chair that is turned away from the camera but he is looking round to face it, with one hand on his knee and the other holding his glasses, the border has a printed inscription 'For: The Students of Redrice School, Andover, England', 14" x 11", Andover, no date, circa

Red Rice House, near Andover in Hampshire, was used by the military during World War II and was visited by Eisenhower in the run-up to D-Day. After the war it became home to Redrice School and Eisenhower again visited when he was in England for the funeral of Sir Winston Churchill in 1965, presenting the current photograph to the school.

Item Date:  1965

Stock No:  36269      £475



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