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    Theatrical stage personalities (2750+) vintage oversize photographs. (1880s-1950s) Monumental and uniquely comprehensive archive of (2750+) vintage oversize approx. 11 x 14 in. (with much variance) photographs of hundreds of great names and personalities of the legitimate stage. Highlights include (but are by no means limited to) Julia Marlowe, Lenore Ulric, Sidney Blackmer, The Dolly Sisters, The Duncan Sisters, Captain Flint, Ruth Etting, Geraldine Farrar, Elisa Cansino (Rita Hayworth's aunt), Lou Tellegen, Helen Bancroft, Irene Castle, Fanny Brice, Bob Hope, Irma and Edna Coigne, The Barr Twins, Florenz Tamara, Eva Tanguay, Marie Tempest, Enrico Caruso, Fay Templeton, Richard Bennett (father of Constance and Joan), Ruth Chatterton, Jane Cowl, Laura Hope Crews, John Drew, Mrs. Fiske, Lynn Fontanne, Lew Fields, Elsie Ferguson and hundreds of others, both as portraits and in scenes from many of the most important and popular stage productions of all time. Dozens of the top glamour and theatrical photographers of the day are well-represented throughout. Condition varies significantly, though majority of the archive rates very good to fine.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    17th Friday
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