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President Harry S. Truman Poses With Completed Cartoon Portraits

Accession Number: 73-3181

President Harry S. Truman Poses With Completed Cartoon Portraits

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman (center, glasses) posing outside the White House with a group of visiting cartoonists, as they exhibit the sketches they have just made of the President. Those holding up drawings, from left to right: Ham Fisher (partly cut off), Milton Caniff, Alex Raymond, Jo Fischer (over Truman's left shoulder), Alfred Andriola (bow tie, next to Truman), Ray Van Buren (next to Fischer), John Pieretti, and Rube Goldberg. All others are unidentified.
Date: October 3, 1949
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ARC Keywords: Artists; Drawing; Presidents
HST Keywords: Truman - Press - TV; Truman - Portraits - Informal Portraits
People Pictured: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Andriola, Alfred; Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-; Fischer, Jo, 1904-; Fisher, Ham, 1901-1955; Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970; Pieretti, John; Raymond, Alex, 1909-1956.; Van Buren, Raeburn, b. 1891
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

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Credit: Abbie Rowe, National Park Service.
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