London: [circa 1897].
Inscribed in the margin below the image. Lithographed by Vincent Brooks Day & Son. 15 x 9 1/4 inches. Mounted to board. Toned, crease through the top of the image Item #320026
An autographed Spy portrait of Hay, with a nice inscription to journalist and writer Richard Harding Davis, a close confidant of Theodore Roosevelt.
Hay (1838-1905) Abraham Lincoln's private secretary and later biographer, served as Secretary of State under Presidents McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, helping to establish the Open Door Policy and involved in the negotiations for the Panama Canal. At the time of this Vanity Fair portrait, he was serving as Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Price: $1,250.00 Free International Delivery