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    Billie Holiday Signed Photograph (circa early 1950s). Rare. Black and white gelatin silver print of the legendary jazz singer seated with friends, signed in white ink. Measures 10" x 8". In Very Good condition, with remnants of yellowed tape attached to left edge, some light creasing, spotting to verso several of which have bled and are visible in the image. COA from Heritage Auctions.

    Provenance: The Nat Singerman Jazz Archive.
    See "Antiques Roadshow", PBS, Episode #2005, Little Rock, 2015.

    Nat Singerman was a professional photographer and co-owner of Character Arts Photo Studio in Cleveland, Ohio during the 1940s and 1950s. During this period he met and befriended many jazz legends who performed at clubs in and around Cleveland. He took many photographs of performances as well as numerous candid shots taken backstage. At a later date, the performers signed these photos for him that he had printed as 8" x 10"s.


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    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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