1909 President Taft Inauguration Hugh C. Weir Article - ORIGINAL OLD7


This is an original 1909 four-page (2 pages, double-sided) print article "Inaugurating a President in a Blizzard" by Hugh C. Weir, including two halftone images, from The World Today, April, 1909. The author reports on the snowy March 4, 1909 Inauguration of President William Howard Taft. Due to the inclement weather (10 inches of snow), Taft's Inauguration was held indoors, in the Senate chamber, although the Inaugural Parade and Ball took place as scheduled. Please see all four images.


This 102+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9.5 inches; 15 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)