Ayub Khan, Muhammad
Signed oversized vintage studio photograph (stamped verso `S. Mahmood & Co. Artists, Photographers and Dealers, Victoria Road, Karachi-3`), shows Mohammad Ayub Khan in a formal portrait seated in a chair, 9,75 x 11,75 inch - affixed on slightly larger cardboard (11,75 x 14 inch), 28.11.1966, signed and dated in black ink "Ayub Khan - PM - 28.11.66" - additionally signed by the photographer in pencil to the lower right corner of the mount "S. Mahmood - Karachi" (covered by the frame), beautifully framed under glass in its original silver presentation frame* (with stand) featuring a 14 Kt gold seal of Pakistan (being a crescent moon and star surrounded by laurels with Urdu inscription to base), with mild foxing to the mount, and bumped corner tips - in fine to very fine condition. * A massive and spectacular solid .950 silver (Britannia standard) arched easel back frame measuring 12 x 15,5 (x 0,6) inches and weighting 575 grams or approximately 20 ounces.
|Profession||First military dictator and second President of Pakistan|
|Year of birth||1907|
|year of death||1974|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||9,75 x 11,75 (altogether 12 x 15,5 inch)|
|Condition||fine to very fine|
|Type of Autograph||oversized photograph|