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Title [Leon Trotsky] Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky - 1940
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Chicago ACME 1940
Seller ID 1562
[Leon Trotsky] Press Photo – Last Photograph of Leon Trotsky. Chicago: Acme Newspictures (Newspaper Enterprise Association), August 22, 1940. Press photo, 20.4 by 15 cm. Very good with caption and agency stamps on verso. Caption reads: “TROTSKY KILLED BY ASSASSIN / MEXICO CITY, MEX. – Last photograph of Leon Trotsky, taken before he died in Mexico City hospital a short while after a vain attempt to save his life by operation failed. Trotsky’s brain was pierced by a pickax wielded by Frank Jackson, who for months posed as a friend.” $100.00