This is an original 1911 halftone print of Oswald West, a governor of Oregon. The caption writes, "Oswald West, Governor of Oregon, who is testing the honor system with convicts." West was a fervid prohibitionist and once declared that he wanted to shoot a bartender.
This 100+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 8.25 inches; 16 x 21 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)
Keywords specific to this image: political, portrait, Oswald West State Park