Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs
Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs

Four Early Fidel Castro Photographs

1959-1965. A lot of four early photos of Fidel Castro, taken between 1959 and 1965. The first image is a 1965 7” x 9.5” wire photo from AP showing Castro about to pitch a baseball to inaugurate Cuba’s national baseball championship. Photo was taken in Havana, Cuba on January 31st, 1965. In good+ condition. Some soiling to photo at left, minor age-toning, and a pen mark on bottom portion of image. Verso has notations in black chalk, the stamp in red ink from the Associated Press, and a date stamp in purple “Feb 3 1965”. The second photo measures 3.5” x 5” and is a headshot of Fidel Castro taken in December 1961. In very good condition. Minimal age-toning to left margin. Verso has pastedown with following text: “Associated Press / News Library Service / FIDEL CASTRO / Cuban premier / No. 142 / 12-61”. Date stamp in purple ink: “Dec 18 1961.” The third item in this set is an undated 6.25” x 9.5” type 1 photo of a uniformed Castro assuming a thoughtful pose. Probably taken between 1959 and 1960. In very good condition. Minor warping to photo, minimal soiling in margins, slight fading to back ground in image, and minor wear to edges. Verso contains the creator stamp of Look Magazine and a ‘use history’ for Horizon (“Winter, 1971” on page 68). The fourth photograph shows Castro working in the cane fields, with machete and wide-brimmed hat. A 7” x 8” photo in good+ condition. Moderate water damage and discoloration along right edge (largely confined to margin) and minor warping to photo. Verso has date stamp (“Feb 14 1961”) and pasted newspaper caption: “Prime Minister Fidel Castro went cane hunting with / thousands of other volunteer Cuban workers and is said / to have cut over 9,000 pounds of cane”. Shelved Off Sales Floor Room A {S's Office}. CX Consignment.

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