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by unknown hand, upper left in negative: 115; on verso, upper left printed in black ink on applied paper: WATCH YOUR CREDIT / CH 8428; upper right: INTERNATIONAL -CHICA[G]O / 7-11-25; center: OPENING DAY OF SCOPES [circled in graphite] TRIAL / THIS PICTURE, MADE IN THE COURTROOM OF JUDGE JOHN RALSTON AT / DAYTONTENN. [sic], IS GENERAL VIEW OF THE COURTROOM WHEN THE TRIAL OF / JOHN T. SCOPES CHARGED WITH HAVING VIOLATED THE ANTI EVOLUTIONLAW [sic] / OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE OPENED. SENT TO ALL BUREAUS AND HEARST / PAPERS, (EXAM); center International Newsreel copyright stamp in black ink inverted and partially visible; by unknown hand, lower left in graphite inverted: 8428

Provenance

(sale, RMY Auctions, Wilder, ID); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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