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    Jazz - Fifty One Unpublished Color Stereoscopic Slides of Louis Armstrong, Earl Hines, Velma Middleton and Others Performing (1949-1964). Original glass slides, most with "Character Arts / Cleveland, Ohio" paper label with typed details of the artists, venue, and date. Three slides are from the Boat Show in Cleveland, 1964, and feature Louis Armstrong, and Chief Moore; two are slides of Louis and associates at a dinner table, labeled "Louie at Studio / May 1, 1949"; one slide shows Louis standing for a photo with two women, labeled "Louie & Models / Studio / May 1, 1949"; eleven slides show Louis with Timmie Rogers, Jack Teagarden, and others on stage and backstage from 1949-1959. Other artists featured: Velma Middleton, Barny Bigard, Earl Hines, and Ray Baudic. All slides measure approximately 4" x 1.75". Generally the slides are in Very Good Plus to Excellent condition, with some loss to trim on sides and discoloration to labels. Images are in Excellent condition.

    In order to appreciate the three dimensional qualities of these images we strongly encourage interested bidders to view this lot in person.

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


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    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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