4 Childrens Drawings W/ Poems- Poet James Whitcomb Riley Autographs-1918 Journal
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4 Childrens Drawings W/ Poems- Poet James Whitcomb Riley Autographs-1918 Journal:
For your consideration is this lot of 4 old newspaper scraps from
The Chicago Daily Journal from 1918.
Features 4 drawings of small children along with a poem written by
Indiana Poet James Whitcomb Riley along with his autograph on the bottom.
After the death of James Witcomb Riley it was discovered that he had
photographs of his little friends with a poem in his
own handwriting accompanying each picture.
Drawings were made of the photographs and reproduced with the Riley verse
and facsimile of the poets own handwriting.
The Journal printed the prints in its daily newspaper with the
last one printed on March 8, 1918.
The backs have some old advertising of the times.
Wonderful old images and pieces of history.
They measures approx. 4 3/4" x 9"....a couple are slightly smaller.
They are in fair to good antique condition...they do have toning and creases
on the corners and edges....overall pretty good condition for their age.
Please Look Closely at the Photos for They are a Major
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