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WORLD WAR II ORIGINAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPH OF WINSTON CHURCHILL WITH ROOSEVELT and STALIN

At The Teheran Conference, November 28, 1943

1943

By: Frank Cancellare {Photographer)

Acme Newspictures

9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches

Item Number: 207725

Description

This original gelatin print (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches) captures Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin at the Soviet Embassy on November 28, 1943, the opening day of their first joint conference in Teheran.Churchill smiles ardently at FDR, who looks away quite haughtily in the direction of Stalin, who sits serene and certain. The conference’s dynamic was thus encapsulated with the click of a shutter.

The print, on substantial photo card stock, has a handwritten caption in ink on the verso with the names of the three statesmen and a notation: “Yalta Conference 1944 or Teheran?”

The print is in excellent condition, with miniscule tape residue on the verso, not affecting the image.

FRANK CANCELLARE was, for 52 years, a press photographer with Acme Newspictures, United Press and United Press International, beginning as a “squeegie boy” in a New York darkroom and retiring as the prize-winning dean of White House photographers. His most famous image was the picture of Harry Truman holding aloft a copy of The Chicago Tribune incorrectly declaring Thomas Dewey the winner of the 1948 presidential election.

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