Vintage Press Photos
one of a kind historic photography
"Old Glory's 49th" 
photo size: 8 1/4" x 10"

February 17, 1948
Acme Newspictures
Inglewood, Calif.

Idea for "Old Glory's 49th"
Inventor Charles Leonard Short points to gold star representing Territory of Alaska on his design for new national emblem. Short, a body-and-fender repairman, is an amateur geometrician at night. Drawing on his knowledge of symbolism, flag lore, and mathematics , Short came up with the design shown here after working on the idea since 1928. Talk of admitting Alaska as a state may bring Short's design into national prominence. 

 $90 un-matted - $140 matted* - $325 framed** 

*All matted photographs come standard in acid free white archival mat board with black core with 3-4" borders and open cut mat on back to display historical documentation. Custom mat board available at additional cost.

**All framed photographs come with standard matting, conservation glass, open cut mat on back 
displaying historical documentation, and black Larson Juhl wood frame.