This is an original 1932 halftone print of Herbert Hoover. Hoover was the 31st president of the United States. The Great Depression hit during his presidency and Hoover was considered a disappointment. Shanty towns began appearing across the United States and were known by the people as "Hoovervilles," to demonstrate their frustration and disappointment. Photography by Dr. Erich Salomon.
This 79+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging in margins. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint
Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 11.5 inches; 20 x 29 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: Presidential Election, Portraiture