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    Portrait of Glenn Ford by Don Bachardy and Mementos from Christopher Isherwood. Includes an ink portrait of Glenn Ford by novelist Christopher Isherwood's companion Don Bachardy; a postcard from Bachardy to Ford's wife, Cynthia; and an engraved lighter form Isherwood (Ford's close friend). The small Ronson Varaflame cigarette lighter is engraved "To Glenn from Chris" on one side. It needs new flint and fuel, otherwise in Excellent condition with no hint of tarnish. The 11" x 14" framed ink sketch by Bachardy is signed and dated January 24, 1963, and in Excellent condition. The 4" x 6" postcard features a b&w portrait of Isherwood by Roddy McDowall, and was mailed from Bachardy to Cynthia Ford from Marina Del Rey, California, on November 1, 1982. The handwritten message reads in full: "31 October/Dear Cynthia - The photographs are very impressive. I hope that you are as pleased with them as we are. The one of Christopher has a look of his which I know but have never seen in any other photograph of him. Congratulations! And thank you so much for the beautiful prints. With love from us both, Don." Bachardy was Isherwood's life partner and collaborator, and the two were close friends of the Fords. It is in Fine condition with minor wear. From the Glenn Ford Estate. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Peter Ford.

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    October, 2008
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