Rare Signed Portrait of Syngman Rhee
Syngman Rhee Signed Portrait.
Rhee, Syngman .$975.00
Item Number: 65091
Cover of Independence Magazine from July 1953 of Korean leader Syngman Rhee. Boldly signed by Syngman Rhee. In fine condition. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 11.5 inches by 13.5 inches.
Syngman Rhee was a South Korean politician, the first and the last Head of State of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, and President of South Korea from 1948 to 1960. His three-term presidency of South Korea (August 1948 to April 1960) was strongly affected by Cold War tensions on the Korean Peninsula.