2 December 2004
CHURCHILL, Sir W.L.S. Large portrait photograph by Douglas Glass, 'The Prime Minister celebrating his eightieth birthday on Tuesday, November 30, 1954', signed and dated on lower margin 'Winston S. Churchill 1955', 495 x 382mm, framed and glazed. Provenance: Major-General François Henri Theron (1891-1967, letter signed by Churchill's son-in-law Christopher Soames to Theron, 10 Downing Street, 2 April 1955, 'I enclose your photograph of the Prime Minister, which he was very glad to sign for you', attached to verso of frame).
A SIGNED PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH OF CHURCHILL. Major-General Theron C.B., C.B.E. served in the South African forces in both World War I and World War II, and was sometime Minister of the Union of South Africa in Rome, and Minister, Cairo and Athens between 1946 and 1951.
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