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    A Mae West Pair of Black and White Photographs, 1930s. The first an original print with a matte finish, depicting a dramatic head and shoulders publicity shot of the star; the second an original print with a matte finish, depicting a headshot of the star surrounded by rhinestones and sequins and other sparkles; both displayed for decades in West's famous Ravenswood apartment on Rossmore Avenue in Los Angeles; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew.
    Matted and framed: 31" x 21" and smaller; Photographs only: 18" x 13 1/2" and 14" x 10"


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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