Scarce Photograph Signed, Cabinet size. JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY.
JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

(1849-1916) American novelist and poet, most popularly known for "Little Orphan Annie, " his poem written in 1885,

Scarce Photograph Signed, Cabinet size.

The poet's middle aged image measuring 3 x 5.5 is affixed to the W.H. Potter photographer's tan board, measuring 4.24 x 6.5 inches. The poet inscribed, signed, and apparently smudged his last name with his finger. "Very truly and fraternally yours, James Whitcomb Riley." Potter was located in Indianapolis. Signed photographs of Riley are scarce.

Item #4520

Price: $575.00

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