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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.1.41. Following Franklin D. Roosevelt

WALL, Bernhardt. Following Franklin D. Roosevelt to Argentina in 1936. Lime Rock, [1937]. 25 etchings (plus cover label). Various colored inks. 16 x 14 cm. (6-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches), heavy wove paper. Original hand-bound plain grey boards, etched label on upper cover. Dust jacket with etched spine label. Facsimile of letter to Wall from Roosevelt tipped in.

     Limited edition (100 copies). Walliana (September 1938): "The etcher is interested in a better understanding between the countries of the Western Hemisphere and therefore hoped for good results from this trip and covered the contacts of the president, and toucht the highlights of his speech." Weber, p. 43. 70000002

Plate list:

FOLLOWING FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TO ARGENTINA in 1936... [illustrated cover label]. Brownish black. 7.5 x 5 cm.

01 WE MORTALS ARE EVER INTERESTED IN THE IMMORTALS... [miniature text within crimson ornamental frame border]. Ochre. 4.5 x 3 cm.

FOLLOWING FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TO ARGENTINA IN 1936... [illustrated title]. Yellow green. 12.5 x 10 cm.

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PRESIDENT USA... | Wall 1937 [bust portrait]. Brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

TO ALL PEACE LOVERS [illustrated dedication leaf]. Slate blue. 7.5 x 5 cm.

THE ETCHER'S NOTES...BW [text]. Crimson. 12.5 x 10 cm.

U.S.S. "Indianapolis," on which President Roosevelt journeyed 14000 miles to Argentina... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Slate gray. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Fishing off Port of Spain, Trinidad, B.W.I... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Slate green. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Camara dos Deputados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Black. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Itamarty Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Lilac. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Presidente Agustin P. Justo of the Argentine Republic... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Olive green. 12.5 x 10 cm.

PEACE | Wall Sc [mounted canceled Argentine postage stamp within border]. Lavender. 10 x 7.5 cm.

The United States Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina... | WALL photo by POOL [illustration]. Olive. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Casa Rosada, the Presidential Palace, Buenos Aires, Argentina... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Carmine. 10 x 12.5 cm.

The Capitol, Buenos Aires, Argentina... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Burnt umber. 12.5 x 10 cm.

HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S ADDRESS AT BUENOS AIRES, DEC. 1, 1936... [text]. Light olive. 12.5 x 10 cm.

2 Truly, if the genius of mankind that has invented the weapons of death cannot discover the means of preserving peace, civilization as we know it, lives in an evil day... [text]. Light olive. 12.5 x 10 cm.

3 Can we, the Republics of the New World, help the Old World... [text]. Light olive. 12.5 x 10 cm.

4 Peace comes from the spirit, and must be grounded in faith... [text with vignette]. Light olive. 12.5 x 10 cm.

HONORIS CAUSA... [illustrated text]. Lavender. 12.5 x 10 cm.

[University of Buenos Aires, entrance to Main Building] | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Olive. 12.5 x 10 cm.

Presidential Palace, Monte Video, Uruguay... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Olive. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Monument to Artigas, Monte Video, Uruguay... | WALL 1937 [illustration]. Olive. 12.5 x 10 cm.

Government House, Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies... | Wall 1937 [illustration]. Green. 10 x 12.5 cm.

The White House, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., where President Roosevelt arrived... | WALL 1937 [illustration]. Olive green. 10 x 12.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL. ETCHER [printer's illustrated device]. Green. 8 x 5.5 cm.

 

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