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1930 Print Alfred Emanuel Smith Portrait Governor Ernest Baker Hoover FZ1

1930 Print Alfred Emanuel Smith Portrait Governor Ernest Baker Hoover FZ1

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This is an original 1930 color print of Alfred Emanuel Smith. Smith was the Governor of New York three times-- from 1919 to 1920, and from 1923 to 1928. He ran for the presidency in 1928, but lost in a landslide to Herbert Hoover. He tried to run again in 1932, but lost the democratic vote to Franklin Roosevelt.


This 81+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 11 inches; 24 x 28 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)

This piece was illustrated by Baker, Ernest Hamlin. Artist name printed on page - bottom right of image.

Ernest Hamlin Baker

Ernest Hamlin Baker (1889-1975) was born in Rhode Island. He was a self-taught illustrator and was famous for his painting of George Marshall. He attended Colgate College and was soon commissioned to create artwork for Fortune. He created eleven Fortune Magazine covers from 1929 to 1941, as well as several portraits, and over 300 covers for Time Magazine. During the Great Depression, he worked on several Public Works of Art (PWAP) projects. A mural painted during this time at the Wakefield, Rhode Island post office, now hangs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Keywords specific to this image: Al Smith, Tammany Hall, Politics, Political

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