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    Peter Fonda Childhood Photo Lot. Peter Fonda personally selected these eight photos from the family's archive for this lot. They include an 8" x 10" of baby Peter, sitting on a blanket with a stuffed rabbit; an 8" x 10" of Peter at two years and nine months, marked in pencil en verso, "Daddy took this Nov 1942"; an 8" x 10" of Jane (approximately age five) eating cake; a 4" x 7" snapshot of five-year-old Peter on horseback for his first riding lesson at the Riviera Country Club, dated May 16, 1945; an 8" x 10" of Peter at about age ten, holding a cat; an 8" x 10" of Peter in Asian make-up in a school play; and a 5" x 7" shot of Peter, observing a waterfall. Perhaps the most striking and moving shot is an 8" x 10" professional 1940 portrait (on an 11.5" x 13" white matte) of Peter as a baby, held by his mother. This was Frances Seymour Brokaw, who married Henry Fonda in 1936 and was the mother of Jane and Peter. There are some light stains on the matte of the last picture, otherwise they are in Excellent condition. An intimate lot of photos from an American acting dynasty.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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