by Cardozo, Benjamin N.
1920. Photographs of Benjamin Cardozo [Cardozo, Benjamin N. (1870-1938)]. [A Collection of Nineteen Black-and-White Press Photographs of Cardozo, 1920-1938]. Sizes ranging from 5" x 7" to 8" x 10." Light to moderate edgewear, annotations and tipped-in captions to versos, some photos have faint crop marks and creases. $1,500. * Eleven of these are candid and posed images of Cardozo in his office or attending public functions, three are formal portraits in judicial attire. There is also a picture of Cardozo at the bench of the N.Y Court of Appeals. Two other pictures show Cardozo receiving honorary degrees at the University of Chicago and St. Lawrence University. The final pair of images depict Cardozo with Chief Justice Hughes. One is a candid outdoor photo in business attire, the other a more formal indoor photo in judicial attire. Benjamin Cardozo was nominated to the Supreme Court by 31st U.S. President and Republican Herbert Hoover in 1932. Cardozo, along with left-leaning justices Harlan Fiske Stone and Louis Brandeis, formed the "Three Musketeers" and voted in favor of many New Deal policies. From 1932 to 1937, they faced off against the "Four Horsemen", as conservative justices were refered to, George Sutherland, Willis Van Devanter, James Clark McReynolds, and Pierce Butler.
(Inventory #: 59600)